The R-C Morning Report for Feb. 20 | RecordCourier.com

The R-C Morning Report for Feb. 20

by Kurt Hildebrand khildebrand@recordcourier.com

Genoa, Nev. — A flood watch is in effect through Tuesday morning for Western Nevada, including Carson Valley. Forecasters are expecting the seventh or eighth atmospheric river since Oct. 1 to arrive, bringing inches of rain to the Valley and the Carson Range.

 

A wind advisory starts off 10 a.m. today and will last until 4 p.m. Tuesday with winds forecast for 20-35 mph, gusting up to 55 mph and 70 mph in wind-prone areas.

 

The government is shut down today for Washington's Birthday, so you don't have to worry about your mail getting wet or blown away.

 

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Also school is out for ski week in Douglas County, so no concerns about getting children to class. Who knew it might be water ski week?

 

Today expect heavy rain at times with a high temperature near 47 degrees, that's supposed to happen at 11 p.m. About an inch of rain is expected.