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Storey County Urges Residents to Prepare for Possible Flooding Ahead of Storm

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, December 29, 2022 3:34 pm

NEVADA – Storey County advises homeowners to prepare for isolated floods before this week’s storm.

While the Truckee River is not forecast to reach flood status, it will likely be in high flow until Monday.

The county is under a flood warning from Friday to Saturday. According to reports, the following places are prone to flooding:

Concerns about possible flooding in Six Mile Canyon Creek and Long Valley Creek have been raised.
Flood preparation along rivers and streams, as well as rockfalls in canyons, including Lockwood and Painted Rock Low-level portions of Mark Twain in Dayton, Nevada.
To assist people in preventing their properties from flooding, the county has put up the following sandbag distribution points:

Fire Station 74 is located at 431 Canyon Way in Lockwood.
Mark Twain: Dayton’s Mark Twain Community Center, 500 Sam Clemens Ave.
Fire Station 72 is located at 2610 Cartwright Rd in Virginia City Highlands.

Virginia City: 110 Toll Road, located to the left as you travel towards the Icehouse property, immediately east of the Public Works Department.
The storm is likely to cause travel disruptions such as rain, strong gusts, and snow at higher elevations.

Credits: KOLOTV

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