If you are thinking of driving in Northern Nevada during a storm or if you are planning a road trip though the mountains during winter months you will need to plan ahead before. The first step in planning for any trip is to check road conditions. Below are a few important phone numbers that will help you decide whether or not you should leave your house during a winter storm:
Updated Road Control Information:
Cal Trans 1-800-427-7623 ~ Call this number when taking a trip over the Sierra Nevada Mountains into California.
Nevada 511 ~ Call 511 for all Nevada road controls.
For emergency information call "Reno Direct" at775- 334-INFO. Reno direct will notify Public Works of weather related emergencies such as flooding.
For emergency assistance in Sparks, call 353-1508.
For sandbag information call:
Reno Direct at 775-334-INFO for Reno
For Unincorporated Washoe County Call 775-328-2189
For Sparks call 775-353-1500
For all other emergencies dial 911 ~ Reno Nevada Emergency Weather Phone Numbers