Genoa, Nev. — The top of Heavenly Mountain Resort recorded 9 inches of snow from Monday’s storm. Ebbetts Pass snow telemetry showed the snow water equivalent was down to 9.2 inches on Sunday. It’s up to 10.5 inches this morning after recording 8 inches of snow. Minden reported .14 inches of precip on Monday, bringing the county seat to a whole .52 inches in 2022, so far.
The State Engineer is conducting another workshop on water rights and groundwater conditions in Smith and Mason valleys 5:30 p.m. today in Yerington. Monday’s session was at Smith Valley High School.
Douglas County School Board trustees approved the district’s $64 million tentative budget on Tuesday at Whittell High School. Salaries and benefits for the district, which is one of the biggest employers in the county was down $1.35 million, to $49.8 million. The final budget hearing is in mid-May.
There was an injury collision reported in the westbound lanes of Highway 50 two miles into Carson City at around 4 a.m. It was still on the board this morning, so there might be some emergency vehicles around there.
Another blast of wintry weather is supposed to arrive around 2-11 a.m. Thursday with the low dropping to 27 degrees. There’s some sort of precipitation in the forecast every day through Saturday.
But for today expect mostly sunny skies with a high of 51 degrees. The wind will be out of the east at 5-15 mph, shifting west before lunchtime and gusting to 25 mph at times.
Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org