Carson Valley resident Roger Brekas took this photo of the sunset over the Sierra on Monday evening.
Genoa, Nev. — The Alpine County coronavirus outbreak has a dozen lab-confirmed cases, according to Public Health Officer Dr. Richard Johnson. He said there may be more people who have tested positive at home. Please be careful out there.
There’s a free barbecue at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center 4-7:30 p.m. today. Oh … and the county will also be talking about the strategic plan update.
It appears the ribbon cutting for the Tahoe Blue Event Center was well attended on Monday evening. Lake Tahoe ComicCon is this weekend at Stateline.
A Desert Research Institute gauge at the old Sorensen’s recorded a quarter-inch of rain in 15 minutes around 5 p.m. Monday. Lightning strikes peppered the Sierra. Fredericksburg resident Jeff Garvin reported 28 lightning strikes on his detector 2:30-7 p.m.
Containment on the Wolf Creek fire was at 90 percent as the storm arrived. Nevadafireinfo.org doesn’t show any new fire starts, but that could be waiting for the wind to pick up on Wednesday.
There might be some isolated thunderstorms 5-7 p.m. Otherwise the forecast calls for sunny skies and a high near 81 degrees. What wind there is away from the thunderstorms will be out of the north at 5 mph.
Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Contact him at email@example.com or 775-782-5122.