TRUCKEE (CBS13) — The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for the Truckee area Thursday afternoon.
According to NWS Reno, the area is experiencing heavy rainfall and could see flooded roads, rises on area streams, and debris flow.
Boca Reservoir, Hirschdale, Floriston, are Glenshire-Devonshire are also under the Flash Flood Warning, which is valid until 6:30 p.m.
Several storm cells have been moving across the Sierra Thursday.
Flash Flood Warning until 6:30 PM PDT for Boca Reservoir, Hirschdale, Floriston, Glenshire-Devonshire, and Truckee.
Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. pic.twitter.com/5x8SU6LGVc
— NWS Reno (@NWSReno) July 16, 2020
In Tuolumne County, NWS Han ford issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning Thursday afternoon. The warning, which includes Mariposa and Madera counties, is valid until 5:30 p.m.
The three counties can expect wind gusts up to 60 mph and hail.
Radar shows a severe thunderstorm over Yosemite Park along the Tioga Road to the west of Tuolumne Meadows. This storm will affect areas of the park through 530 pm with large hail, strong winds, frequent lightning and torrential rain. #CAwx pic.twitter.com/ayPrNMQoFj
— NWS Hanford (@NWSHanford) July 17, 2020