The R-C Morning Report for Sept. 14 |

The R-C Morning Report for Sept. 14

Genoa, Nev. — The storm water management meetings are running around 20 residents each. The idea of a utility to deal with runoff from people’s property didn’t seem to sit that well in Johnson Lane. We’ll see how it goes tonight at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center. The session starts at 6 p.m. and the presentation’s done by 6:30.

Minden’s meeting with Douglas High School’s Leadership class at 5 p.m. today to discuss next week’s homecoming plans. The town meets at the CVIC Hall.

The Washoe Tribe received a $490,000 community block grant, it was announced by Harry Reid’s office this morning. The money can be used for affordable housing and community projects.

An outage on Kingsbury Grade affecting 1,516 NV Energy customers on Saturday was caused by an equipment failure, according to the power company.

What little rain there was managed to miss most of the gauges. If I got a 20th of an inch in Genoa, it would be OK to assume a bug had died in my gauge. Minden got a trace of rain, according to the National Weather Service.

Lowest temperature in the Valley this morning is 29 degrees at the Desert Research Institute gauge in by the river south of Genoa Lane. I’ve got 39 degrees on the western bench and Gardnerville’s got 43 on the east side.

The sun’s back today with a high temperature near 74 degrees and the wind out of the west at 5 mph. Tonight’s low is forecast to be 34.