In 1997, A Massive Flood Swept Through Nevada That No One Can Ever Forget

Just over 20 years ago, the Silver State was taken by surprise when a massive flood impacted the Reno-Sparks area. This flood was one of the largest we had ever experienced and it’s a natural disaster we can’t ever forget. Known as “The New Years Flood”, the disaster was the result of the perfect storm and it created tons of damage throughout The Biggest Little City. If you lived in Nevada at the time, it’s likely you remember this massive flood, the damage it caused, and the impact it left on our state.

For more information, check out the video below which commemorates the flood’s 20th anniversary.

Were you around for this massive flood in Northern Nevada? This is one natural disaster we can’t ever forget. Nevada has definitely seen its fair share of catastrophe. Just check out our list of 16 Horrifying Disasters That Happened In Nevada.