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Nevada Flood Chronology


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Carson River Basin

August 1958

Summer Convective Storm Event

On August 16, 1958, an intense thunder storm moved over Eagle Valley and the surrounding mountains and produced a little over 1 inch of rain (U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1973). The storm caused flash flooding off of " C Hill" which was barren as a result of a fire on June 30, 1958. Floodwaters included a slurry of water, mud and burned material.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1973, Water and related Land Resources, Central Lahontan Basin, Carson River Subbasin, Nevada and California, Special Report: History of Flooding, Carson Valley and Carson City Watershed, U.S. Soil Conservation Service, Minden, NV.

Selected Streamflow Peaks

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