Flood Warning Forecast Maps

Staff & National Weather Service Reports MINDEN, Nev. — Maps distributed by the National Weather Service of the potential flood prone areas for the flood warnings Sunday through Tuesday in Carson Valley. HDR Engineering generated simulated inundation maps for the Carson River/Valley for flows near the forecast peak flow of the upcoming flood event. The National Weather Service was not involved in the creation of … Continue reading Flood Warning Forecast Maps

Douglas County Declares State Of Emergency In Advance Of Sunday’s Flood Warning

Staff and Douglas County Joint Information Center Reports · 2 min read [embeddoc url=”http://carsonvalleytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Carsonindex.pdf”%5D MINDEN, Nev. — – The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has declared a State of Emergency in preparation for the significant flooding event forecast for this weekend. The declaration has been submitted to the State of Nevada and will allow regional partners to speed up the delivery of resources required to … Continue reading Douglas County Declares State Of Emergency In Advance Of Sunday’s Flood Warning

Snowpack Totals Around Carson River Lower Than 2005, 1997 Floods

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — As Carson Valley and much of Western Nevada braces for almost certain flooding this weekend, the biggest question heading into the National Weather Service’s flood warning for the Carson River starting Sunday is “How bad is it going to be?” With many variables in play, most notably how much rain actually falls, it’s a nearly impossible question … Continue reading Snowpack Totals Around Carson River Lower Than 2005, 1997 Floods