February 21, 2024

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Smith Valley High School Evacuation Center, still open for Douglas County evacuees. Photo from Nevada State Legislator Dr. Robin Titus.

Press Release: Lyon County Lifts Evacuation Warning: July 25th at 12:36pm

Smith, NV – Lyon County officials have been authorized by the Tamarack Incident Management Team that warning to evacuate in Smith Valley can be rescinded.

Residents are advised that Lyon County does not anticipate any further evacuation orders in Smith Valley.

Lyon County is still operating a shelter for Douglas County residents at the Smith Valley High School in cooperation with Douglas County and Red Cross. Lyon County will continue shelter operations until the evacuation orders are lifted. The shelter has been open for four days and provided services to 240 people.

Jeffery A. Page
Lyon County Manager