A sign marking the 2-foot high water mark on the River Fork Ranch in Genoa will be dedicated 11 a.m. today.
Photo by Kurt Hildebrand.
Genoa, Nev. — At 11 a.m. today, officials are gathering at the River Fork Ranch in Genoa to dedicate a sign indicating the 2-foot high water mark on the Nature Conservancy property at the confluence of the east and west forks of the Carson River.
There might have been more residents visiting a flood awareness workshop in the first half hour on Tuesday than turned up for the whole event in 2022, probably because the county actually experienced widespread flooding this year.
The Vacation Home Rental Advisory Board goes back to work 1 p.m. today after nearly three months since their last meeting on Aug. 23. Two appeals of revoked permits are on the agenda. The board meets at Kahle Community Center in Stateline.
A Ruhenstroth man was taken into custody for driving under the influence and failure to notify authorities of an accident and destruction of property after what appears to be a collision with the community's cluster boxes on Tuesday night. He was booked at 11 p.m., according to jail records.
The snow level today is forecast to be 5,800 feet rising to 7,400 feet in the afternoon. Showers are expected to reach the Sierra crest before noon, according to the National Weather Service. Snow might cause slick conditions over the passes mainly above 8,000 feet.
If it’s going to rain today, it will likely be 4-9 p.m. and could bring nearly a tenth of an inch to Minden. There’s another burst on Thursday morning.
Otherwise expect a high temperature of 59 degrees with partly sunny skies ahead of the rain with the wind out of the northeast at 5 mph.
Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Contact him at email@example.com or 775-782-5122.