Washoe County, City of Reno and City of Sparks officials continue to prepare for a significant flood event that will strongly impact the region today, Sunday, January 8, 2017. The forecast shows flooding starting at around 2 p.m. today in downtown Reno and possibly lasting through around noon tomorrow, according to the National Weather Service in Reno.

The Truckee River Flood Management Authority has released a new set of maps showing the simulated flooding. The maps are available online. Please review the maps and prepare for flooding.

For more information visit This Is Reno online.