- Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the East Fork Fire District are responding to numerous calls of down power lines and flying debris from this current wind event. Genoa Lane, Muller Lane and Tolar Road are closed due to fires ignited by down power lines.
- Truckee Fire Department was working a small brush fire near Donner Pass Road and Church Street. There are no structures or neighborhoods being threatened at this time. The fire is contained by fire crews.
- Truckee police, fire, and public works are actively working to clear roadways following numerous down trees and power lines. There are numerous areas without power. Keep away from any power lines. Call Nevada County dispatch at 530.550.2320 to report down trees or power lines.
Hundreds of people in the Lake Tahoe Basin woke up in the dark Friday morning because they are without power.
Liberty Utilities, which operates on the California side, is dealing with a wire down on Highway 89 near Fallen Leaf Lake. This is affecting that enclave, Camp Richardson, Spring Creek and the Cascade Lake area.
Another 25 customers near Tata Lane are without electricity because of a broken pole. Homes in the North Upper Truckee area are also in the dark.
NV Energy, which operates on the Nevada side, is reporting 15 outages affecting 200 customers, including people in Douglas County.
There is no estimated time when power will be restored for any of these customers.
A high wind warning from the National Weather Service in Reno remains in effect for the Lake Tahoe Basin through 4am Saturday. Rain is in the forecast through Sunday, with snow coming Monday.