Rain returned to the eastern Sierra and western Nevada this afternoon bringing the possibility of minor to moderate flood stage again on the Truckee River. Mid-afternoon, the Truckee was running at 7,000 CFS through downtown Reno, but the flow is currently increasing as rain continues and melts low-elevation snow. Temperatures will be falling over the next 24 hours bringing more snow and an end to the rain. Currently, the National Weather Service has the following forecast for the Truckee River.
Truckee River at Wingfield Park Feb 9, 2017
Meanwhile the spillway at Oroville Dam has been severely damaged by high water flows over the spillway and a dam in northeastern Nevada has collapsed flooding the unincorporated town of Montello, NV.