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Rare June rain offers some relief

An uncommon summer rain system moving across the Sierra into Nevada should provide some relief from drought, especially across a band of Northern Nevada where extreme drought conditions are reported. Light rain began falling Sunday night in areas of Carson City and western Nevada and should continue into today, according to the National Weather Service said Monday. NWS meteorologist Alex Hoon said the Tahoe Basin should get up to an inch of rain. It might not sound like much, but it comes at a time when there’s typically little if any rain. Hoon said it’s because a lack of high …

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