Flood Warning Issued for Carson River: Information, Tips And Preparedness Items

Staff Reports · 6 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The National Weather Service had issued a flood warning for the Carson River, effective Sunday through Monday. The warning was issued for the East Fork Carson River below Markleeville affecting Alpine and Douglas counties and near Carson City affecting Carson City and Churchill,Douglas and Lyon counties. DETAILS: For the Mainstem Carson River…including Carson City…Major flooding is forecast. For … Continue reading Flood Warning Issued for Carson River: Information, Tips And Preparedness Items

20 Years Later, Memories Of New Year’s Flood Hold Strong (VIDEO)

Staff Reports · 8 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The New Year’s Flood of 1997 was 20 years ago Sunday. Some of our readers sent in their memories of the event: “I remember spending most the night sandbagging the Carson River just west of Douglas High School and being told that Ranchos residents needed to head home as all of the bridges over the Carson were to … Continue reading 20 Years Later, Memories Of New Year’s Flood Hold Strong (VIDEO)