Flash flood watch issued for region
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the Carson City region.
Thunderstorms are expected to develop in the area after 1 p.m. and could produce more than 1 inch of rain an hour. The watch, which includes eastern California and western Nevada, is in effect until 8 p.m.
The greatest risk for flash flooding is near creeks, small streams, canyons and drainage areas.
Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Partly cloudy, with a high near 95. West wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind between 5 and 15 mph.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south between 5 and 10 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. West wind between 5 and 15 mph.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 93. West wind between 5 and 10 mph.
Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 53.