Thunderstorms lashed parts of the Sierra Nevada east of Lake Tahoeextending from Reno to CaliforniaHeavy rain, road flooding and mudslides are expected in Alpine County this week, the National Weather Service said.
“Typically every summer we see monsoonal moisture that varies from year to year in terms of how long and how strong it is,” said expert Wendell Hohmann. weather service in the Reno office. “This year came a bit late. We were pretty dry until mid-July, and then the door finally opened to let us in.