Widespread Flooding is Occurring in Washoe County

Widespread Flooding is Occurring in Washoe County

Reno, Nevada. Jan. 8, 2017. Washoe County, City of Reno and City of Sparks emergency officials continue to monitor precipitation and flood information as weather conditions continue to deteriorate. Widespread flooding is occurring in Washoe County.  According to current information, the Truckee River is expected to crest, or reach its highest level, around 10 p.m. on […]

As Storms Cool Another 6-8 Feet Of Snow Through Thursday

As Storms Cool Another 6-8 Feet Of Snow Through Thursday

Incline Village, NV…Flooding is currently impacting much of the region. By late tonight into tomorrow storms are going to get colder with significant snow accumulation expected Monday through Thursday. Yes, another 6 to 8 feet of snow is expected in the high Sierra with another 1 to 3 feet possible at Lake Tahoe level. Tonight […]

List of Current Road Closures From Nevada Department Transportation

List of Current Road Closures From Nevada Department Transportation

Incline Village, NV…Below is the list of road closures and other road conditions from the Nevada Department of Transportation. Let’s be careful out there… E. Greg St Road Closed There is an incident (Road Closed) on E. Greg St in both directions from McCarran Blvd to I-80 exit 21 in Sparks Nevada. Potential flooding. East […]

Sierra Avalanche Warning In Effect For Greater Lake Tahoe Area

Sierra Avalanche Warning In Effect For Greater Lake Tahoe Area

Truckee, CA…Natural and human triggered avalanches are certain today due to the significant amount of rain on snow expected below 9300 ft. and heavy wet snow loading above 9000 ft. Large, deep, destructive wet slab, deep slab, and wind slab avalanches will occur today as well as loose wet avalanches. Avalanches could run farther than […]

Washoe County Commissioners Declare State Of Emergency

Washoe County Commissioners Declare State Of Emergency

Reno, NV….The Board of County Commissioners declared a State of Emergency in Washoe County, which allows the County Manager to speed up the delivery of resources required to more effectively respond to an emergency and meet the needs of the community during a time of crisis. Below is the latest information regarding an emergency meeting, sandbag […]

Avalanche Potential in Third Creek Drainage & Backcountry Travel Not Advised

Avalanche Potential in Third Creek Drainage & Backcountry Travel Not Advised

Incline Village, NV…There are indications that an avalanche may occur in the Third Creek drainage and in the avalanche path adjacent to Third Creek to the south. Flowing debris from this anticipated avalanche(s) are expected to remain confined to the gullies and not affect homes or streets. However, the air blast (a cushion of air […]

Washoe County Reminds That Avalanche Danger high In Our Area

Washoe County Reminds That Avalanche Danger high In Our Area

Incline Village, NV…Washoe County is working with regional partners to warn residents of avalanches in the high-elevation areas due to the inclement weather. Avalanche danger is very high and officials are advising citizens to stay out of the backcountry until conditions improve. “We all know new snowfall is enticing, however, it does bring extreme danger […]

Incline Village’s Dennis Baltimore Passes Away In Skiing Accident At Northstar

Incline Village’s Dennis Baltimore Passes Away In Skiing Accident At Northstar

Northstar, CA…On December 11, at approximately 12:00 pm, Dennis Baltimore, 35, from Incline Village, Nevada, was working in his assignment as a ski instructor for the Northstar Ski Resort. While skiing down the “Village Run,” he was forced to take evasive action to avoid someone who lost control in front of him on some ice. […]