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Governor Sandoval statement on expected flooding in Northern Nevada


governor-sandoval-official-portrait-feb-2011-200x300-6878267-2952157Governor Brian Sandoval made the following statement after receiving a briefing from the Nevada Division of Emergency Management regarding this weekend’s predicted flooding in the Reno and Sparks areas:

“I want to assure all Nevadans that the state is prepared for the anticipated flooding in the Reno and Sparks areas this weekend. According to forecasters, flooding can be expected Saturday evening into Sunday, particularly around the Truckee River system and streams and creeks in and around the Truckee Meadows and Storey County. For those citizens living in these areas, as well as in the greater Reno/Sparks area, I encourage you to pay attention to weather reports and take necessary precautions. Should you or your family require non-emergency assistance, you may contact Washoe County at 211. If it is an emergency, call 911.”

“The Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the situation and will provide continual updates to the public and to my office.”

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