Carson Valley Flood & Wind Gallery (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — Photos have been pouring in from this week’s rain storm and accompanying flooding and high winds. Full updates on the flood can be found at this link. If you have a photo you’d like to share with the CVT readership, feel free to e-mail it to joey@carsonvalleytimes.com, post to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cvalleytimes, tag us on Instagram @cvalleytimes or submit it … Continue reading Carson Valley Flood & Wind Gallery (PHOTOS)

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

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

Carson River Drops Below Flood Stage Tuesday Evening

Staff Reports · 9 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Flooding across the East Fork and main stem of the Carson River had widespread impacts across the Valley Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The main stem of the Carson River flowing from Genoa into Carson City reached a peak of 11.04 feet, just over the major flooding stage, Tuesday morning. From there, it before leveled off and gradually dropped below the … Continue reading Carson River Drops Below Flood Stage Tuesday Evening

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

Douglas County Flood Damage Does Not Qualify for State or Federal Assistance

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Emergency Management February 5th, 2015 Minden, NV– Douglas County Emergency Management received notification from State Emergency Management officials that the flash floods events in July and August 2014 did not qualify for state or federal assistance. The estimated replacement cost or repair of public infrastructure damaged by the four floods was $927,205, below the federal minimum of $3,753,710 for the … Continue reading Douglas County Flood Damage Does Not Qualify for State or Federal Assistance