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Flash flood warning expires for Mono County

Staff Reports

A flash flood warning for northwestern Mono County along Highway 395 from Sonora Junction to Bridgeport expired Monday with no reports of major flooding.

The National Weather Service advised that at 3:54 p.m. Doppler radar showed a thunderstorm producing an inch of rain in a half-hour.

Starting Wednesday the possibility that thunderstorms could bring heavy rain has prompted a flash flood watch along the Sierra Front.

Late afternoon cloud cover helped keep Carson Valley from breaking an 89-year old record on Monday.

According to the National Weather Service, the observed high temperature for July 14 is 102 degrees, short of the record 103 degrees set in 1925.

While temperatures records fell in Reno, further south, temperatures were warm, but not record-breakers.

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A ridge of strong high pressure centered over the Great Basin is forecast to weaken on Tuesday bringing slightly cooler temperatures and the chance of thunderstorms.

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