Brian Sandoval

Northern Nevada braces for more flooding Thursday and beyond

Northern Nevada officials still assessing millions of dollars in damage from the latest round of flooding braced Tuesday for another series of wet storms that could swamp parts of the state again into next week.

"Wednesday is your last quiet weather day," the National Weather Service in Reno warned.

Colder weather was providing some relief in northeast Nevada where as many as 100 homes and businesses evacuated over the weekend in and around Elko.

"It looks like things are calming down right now," Elko County Sheriff James Pitts said in an interview. "We had some freezing weather overnight, which freezes the water, then it melts slower....

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