For Immediate Release
Contact: Amy Ventetuolo
Reno, Nev. April 4, 2018. Washoe County officials want to be sure the community is prepared for precipitation, ahead of a forecasted atmospheric river through Washoe County partner, National Weather Service Reno.
Washoe County is ready to respond to the coming storm with crews positioned throughout the county. However, residents are asked to be prepared and take precaution to protect life and property. Should the need arise, sand and sandbags are available at various locations throughout Washoe County. Please be prepared to fill the sandbags at the locations by bringing a shovel and assistance if possible.
The following locations will have sand and sandbags available:
• Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Station #223, 130 Nectar St., Lemmon Valley
• Lemmon Drive and Pompe Way intersection, Lemmon Valley
• Blue Heron Circle and Warrior Lane intersection, Belli Ranch
• Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Station #30, 3905 Old Hwy 395, Washoe Valley
• Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Station #16, 1240 Eastlake Blvd, Washoe Valley
• Washoe County Operations Yard, 3101 Longley Lane, Reno
• Highland Ranch Parkway, one mile west of Pyramid Hwy, Sparks
• Andrew Lane and Paddlewheel Lane intersection, Pleasant Valley
• Virginia City Highway/State Route 341 and Toll Road intersection
For any life safety emergency, please call 911.
For non-emergencies, please call Washoe311 by dialing 3-1-1 from any phone.