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CARSON RIVER - FORT CHURCHILL (FTCN2)
Latitude: 39.29º NLongitude: 119.31º WElevation: 4220 Feet
Location: Lyon County in NevadaBulletin Group: Eastern SierraRiver Group: Eastern Sierra
Issuance Time: Mar 01 2024 at 2:21 PM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 02 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 6.5 FeetFlood Stage: 8.0 Feet

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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (NVZ004)
Tonight: Areas of blowing dust in the evening. Slight chance of rain and snow. Snow level 4500 to 5000 feet. Snow accumulation up to 3 inches. Lows 29 to 34. Southwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 70 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches with 1 to 5 inches above 5000 feet. Highs 34 to 44. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph decreasing to 45 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Numerous snow showers in the evening, then scattered snow showers after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches with 1 to 4 inches above 5000 feet. Lows 24 to 29. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with isolated snow showers. Highs 35 to 45. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to west 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with isolated snow showers. Lows 24 to 29. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 39 to 49.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 26 to 31.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Highs 44 to 54.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Lows 28 to 33.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs 46 to 51. Lows 26 to 31.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Highs 40 to 50.

Thursday Night and Friday: Clear. Lows 22 to 27. Highs 46 to 51.
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This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS Reno Weather Forecast Office. Observations are preliminary and subject to change. River levels identified as "forecast" should be consistent with those contained in official NWS products. River levels identified as "guidance" have significant uncertainty due to future weather or reservoir regulation and are provided for planning purposes only.