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February 8, 2014
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Flood watch begins for foothills

A flood watch is due to go into effect in Carson Valley at 4 p.m. today. The National Weather Service is forecasting that snow levels will climb to 8,000 feet this afternoon and evening and remain there before slowly dropping on Sunday morning. Heavy rain is expected to continue with 2-4 inches falling into eastern Alpine County. Small streams could flood tonight and Sunday. Rain could also trigger rock and mud slides along the foothills. Rain falling on the snow could cause small stream flooding along the foothill area of Carson Valley. Nearly a 2.5 inches of rain fell north …

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The Record Courier Updated Feb 19, 2014 02:44PM Published Feb 8, 2014 04:22PM Copyright 2014 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.