The Feb. 11 R-C Morning Report
Genoa, Nev. — Sunday’s storm closed Douglas County’s Lake Tahoe schools for the second Monday in a row. Carson Valley schools are open per usual. Minden recorded 7 inches of snow on Sunday, which is a record for Feb. 10, the second set this month.
There are road controls on 50 and Kingsbury Grade in Douglas, as well as Muller Lane. Highway 395 through the county is open with no controls. Highway 88 is open with no controls until you hit Carson Spur, where it’s closed.
There were two earthquakes, a 2.2 and 1.2 magnitude, within minutes of one another just west of Leviathan Mine Road in Alpine County on Sunday night. Another shaker occurred right in there around 3 a.m. this morning.
Regional Transportation commissioners are scheduled to discuss the draft five-year transportation plan 4 p.m. today at the Tahoe Transportation Center in Stateline.
Today the forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high temperature of 34 degrees. The wind will be out of the west at 10 mph, gusting to 20 mph. It’s 1 whole degree out this morning, so watch out for ice on the roadways.
Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Reach him at email@example.com