Flash Flood Warning Issued For Eastern Douglas County Through 6 p.m. Wednesday

Staff & National Weather Service Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a flash flood warning for Douglas County effective through 6 p.m. Wednesday evening. The NWS is tracking a thunderstorm producing heavy rain near the Preacher Fire burn scar as of just before 4 p.m. A flash flood watch is in effect for Northern Nevada through … Continue reading Flash Flood Warning Issued For Eastern Douglas County Through 6 p.m. Wednesday

National Weather Service Issues Fire Weather Watch For July 5

Staff Reports · 1 min read RENO, Nev. — The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch for Northern Nevada and the surrounding region effective Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening as thunderstorms and strong outflow winds are in the forecast. The storms are expected to bring minimal rainfall, but abundant lightning with erratic winds gusting 35 to 45 mph. Crews will be on alert … Continue reading National Weather Service Issues Fire Weather Watch For July 5

Flood Advisory Issued For Southern Douglas County, Northern Mono County, Southern Lyon County

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The National Weather Service has issued a snowmelt flood advisory for southern Douglas County, northern Mono County and southern Lyon County effective through June 21. An anticipated long duration of high temperatures will increase snowmelt from the remaining deep snowpack in the mountains. The West Walker River is projected to peak six inches above flood stage overnight … Continue reading Flood Advisory Issued For Southern Douglas County, Northern Mono County, Southern Lyon County

East Fork Recedes Overnight, Main Stem Carson River Projected To Crest Below Flood Stage

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — 10 a.m. update — The National Weather Service says that the heavy rain has ended, but many small streams continue to see high flows in the region and are out of their banks. Also, flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas should continue through the morning. “Showers will persist today and snow levels will begin to fall,” NWS forecasters said … Continue reading East Fork Recedes Overnight, Main Stem Carson River Projected To Crest Below Flood Stage

Carson River Drops Below Flood Stage

 Staff Reports · 5 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Carson River dropped below flood stage after midnight early Sunday morning. All lanes of Highway 395 re-opened Saturday afternoon. Centerville Road, Genoa Lane, Mottsville Lane and Muller Lane all re-opened earlier in the day. Footage from John T. Humphrey: The Carson River main stem reached major flood stage Friday evening, peaking at 12 feet overnight. It has since tapered off … Continue reading Carson River Drops Below Flood Stage

Flood Warning Expires In Carson Valley

Staff Reports · 3 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Tuesday, 6 p.m. update — Centerville Road between Highway 88 and Foothill Road was shut down Tuesday  afternoon due to water over the roadway. Douglas County also closed Nye Road and Johnson Lane Wash. Heavy rainfall diminished around Western Nevada before noon Tuesday, though rain showers are expected to continue through the remainder of the day. A flood warning in effect … Continue reading Flood Warning Expires In Carson Valley