Temperatures drop slightly, heavy rain set to clear by Friday
SPARKS — The National Weather Service reported Wednesday’s high temperature at 97 degrees, breaking the five-day streak of recording triple digits in the area. Given the blistering heat entering July, Sparks-area residents may have been surprised to see heavy thunderstorms and a flash-flood warning Tuesday evening. As Wednesday’s temperatures grew to the high 90s, heavy rain was expected and Sparks continued to be on flash flood watch until 9 ...
Ridin’ into town
The 94th annual Reno Rodeo kicks off today at the Reno Livestock Events Center where thousands of bull riders, horse barrel racers and rodeo fanatics will flock for the next nine days.