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Emergency Alerts

2 Alerts
February 16, 2017 10:28 AM

Power Outages

From NV Energy website. "More high winds from the latest storm system are causing multiple outages throughout northern Nevada. Our crews are working around the clock to clear the lines and restore our customers to power as quickly and safely as possible....

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February 8, 2017 1:45 PM

Sand Bag Locations

Sheridan Fire Station
980 Sheridan Lane
Sand is located behind the station in the upper parking area

Genoa Fire Station
2298 Main Street
Sand is located behind the station in the upper parking area

Jacks Valley Fire Station
3450 Jacks Valley Road

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Road Closure Alerts

1 Alert
February 9, 2017 9:50 AM

All Alerts Roads and Floods

UPDATED*******9:55 am

Nye Road remains closed
Memdewee Run Road by the Indian Creek Bridge-Closed

Weather Alerts

1 Alert
February 8, 2017 1:40 PM

Flood Alert

County to Focus on Next storms.

Latest Update:

February 13, 2017 6:30 AM

February 13, 2017 6:28 am.-Douglas County, emergency officials continue to focus on assessment and recovery efforts as the flood waters subside. However, the region is expected to see more dangerous weather in the coming days.

“Ensuring public safety and providing resources to the community in the aftermath of the flooding remain the highest priorities,” said Deputy Chief Dave Fogerson from East Fork Fire Department.

Precipitation is expected to start Thursday morning. Peak river stream flows are likely Friday through Saturday with gusty winds at times. Flooding may occur in poor drainage areas including snow obstructed drains, and along smaller creeks and streams. Expect possible travel delays and wind advisories for high profile vehicles.

Road crews will be taking advantage of dry weather to clear debris, keep our roads clear, and provide safe travel for residents. Road work and repair will take place as weather and budget permits. We are encouraging residents to keep flood mitigation measures in place and clean drainage areas of snow, debris on private property. Residents should also stay clear of water in roadways and never try to drive through flooded waters.

Response priorities for County Road Crews include life safety, preventing damage to homes, maintaining emergency access to property, and providing for safe travel on all County roads.

“We have had great collaboration with all jurisdictions in Douglas County ensuring everyone’s safety during these flood and wind events,” said Fogerson. “Moving into the next week, our focus will be preparing for the next storm with the added factor of saturation in the Carson Valley.”

The Flood hotline is no longer active but will re-open should there be a need in the week to come. Residents are encouraged to call 911 for life threatening emergencies.