Good Morning, Carson Valley: April 19

Posted By on April 19, 2017

by Joey Crandall, · 1 min 

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The rain over the past three days brought about rises on Carson River.

The main stem, which crosses under Highway 395 between Minden and Carson City, rose to 5.75 feet as of the latest reading this morning. It’s expected to peak above 6 feet (flood stage for that portion of the river is 10 feet) this afternoon and will drop slightly Thursday before rising near six feet again on Saturday, according to National Weather Service projections.

The East Fork in Gardnerville peaked at 11.64 feet (about 21 inches below flood stage) overnight. Further upstream, the West Fork in Markleeville topped out approximately 20.4 inches below flood stage.

We’ll have mostly sunny skies today with a high of 62 degrees with a 40 percent chance of rain rolling in tonight. Thursday and Friday should be relatively clear with temperatures rising near the 70 degree range this weekend.

The Douglas County Public Library will host toddler storytime for children 18 months to 3 years of age at 10:30 a.m. Children will participate in music and felt-board stories. The Minden Library is located at 1625 Library Lane.

The Douglas High School boys golf team competed at ArrowCreek Golf Course this morning starting at 11 a.m.

The Douglas softball team shut out McQueen 4-0 Tuesday afternoon. And Douglas baseball fell to Manogue 9-5.

The nomination round for our annual search for Carson Valley’s Signature Breakfast is open. You can vote at this link.

That’s a full lid for this morning. Take care out there and have a great day.