The Aug. 25, 2020, R-C Morning Report |

The Aug. 25, 2020, R-C Morning Report

Lightning captured over Gardnerville early Monday morning.
Frank Dressel/special to The R-C

Genoa, Nev. — A community coronavirus testing is 8-11 a.m. today at the Sunridge Fire Station in northern Douglas County. A new red flag warning for thunderstorms is noon to 5 p.m.

The Meadow Mine Fire burning above Double Spring Flat is reported to be at 120 acres this morning. It was the largest of a handful of lightning caused fires from Monday’s morning’s electrical storms.

The Library Board meets virtually 10 a.m. today at You can submit public comment by emailing

 Expect isolated showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. today with widespread haze. The temperature is supposed to hit 90 degrees with light and variable wind out of the southwest 5-10 mph.

Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Reach him at