The R-C Morning Report for Sept. 20
Genoa, Nev. — A red flag warning for gusty winds and low humidity goes into effect at noon today. The warning issued by the National Weather Service indicates extreme fire danger through 8 p.m. A fire weather watch has been issued for noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday. That will likely turn into another red flag warning.
Smoke from the Owens River Fire is blowing into the Valley reducing the air quality to moderate through much of the night. That fire is holding steady at 6,050 acres and is a fifth contained. Satellite imagery shows the fire laying down a bit, so we may be out of the smoke soon.
A Reno man faces up to five years in prison in connection with the theft of $900 in ink cartridges from the Gardnerville Walmart. The 22-year-old admitted to a charge of felony grand larceny.
The county’s storm-water management roadshow goes to the Topaz Ranch Estates Community Center 6 p.m. today. It wraps up in Fish Springs on Wednesday.
There will be areas of smoke, with sunny skies and a high temperature near 84 degrees today. The wind will be out of the southwest at 10-20 mph, gusting to 30 mph.