Genoa, Nev. — More than 100 people turned out at Minden Park for a rally to talk about the current state of the Douglas County School Board of trustees. Organizers handed out cards and fliers to those in attendance as they talked about the issues that have arisen since the beginning of the year.
Monday’s lightning storm left at least three fires in its wake, according to nevadafireinfo.org. The Douglas fire was east of Topaz Lake and the other two were in Carson and Lyon. It’s possible there are more smoldering from strikes in the mountains.
An outage that was likely related to the storm affected 182 NV Energy customers in northern Douglas County, in addition to 2,319 in Carson City.
East Fork Fire Protection District trustees will discuss the district’s coverage plan at their meeting 1 p.m. today at the district office on County Road. During 2022, Ranchos Station 7 responded to 3,118 calls for service, or 44 percent of the district’s 7,068. Engine 7 was the busiest unit, followed by Rescue 14.
Most gauges in the Valley registered around .02-.03 inches of rain. The storm passed mostly north of Carson Valley with the Carson City Airport recording .45 inches of rain. The Minden-Tahoe automated weather system appears offline this morning.
The forecast calls for scattered showers and thunderstorms mostly between 2 and 8 p.m. today with a high temperature of 91 degrees. The wind will pick up to 5 mph, except around thunderstorms.
Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Contact him at email@example.com or 775-782-5122.