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Flooding expected to happen quickly

RENO - Gov. Brian Sandoval toured sandbag stations Saturday as officials and residents prepared ahead of a powerful storm that's stoking fears of widespread flooding in the Reno area.

Officials were bracing for major flooding this morning around Truckee, Calif., and for minor to moderate flooding today and Monday around Reno after the National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the length of the Truckee River.

The Truckee, which flows more than 100 miles from Lake Tahoe to Nevada's Pyramid Lake, was expected to crest above flood stage after heavy rains hit the region Saturday night and Sunday morning. …

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