National Weather Service: Flash Flood Warning 7/24 2:28pm

National Weather Service
Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 2:28 PM PDT Jul. 24, 2017

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... 
rain and snowmelt in... northwestern Inyo County in south central California... 

* until 530 PM PDT

* at 227 PM PDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Rapid snowmelt is also occurring and will add to the flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... 
Bishop, Big Pine, Millpond Campground, Grandview Campground, Mesa, ancient bristlecone visitors center, Wilkerson, Browns town campground, Baker Creek campground, Glacier View campground, Pleasant Valley campground, Round Valley, Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, 
west Bishop and Dixon Lane-Meadow. Heavy rain is likely to impact the westgard in the next couple of hours.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate Route.