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Nevada Flood Chronology

Contact Information

Toby Welborn
Geographer
Phone: (775) 887-7671
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Mailing Address
USGS
Nevada Water Science Center
2730 N. Deer Run Rd.
Carson City, NV 89701

 

 

 

Carson River Basin

East Fork Carson River near Gardnerville,NV

Gaging Station 10309000

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
5/28/1890
4,260
5/24/1892
2,590
12/25/1892
5,540
5/17/1901
3,160
5/28/1902
1,800
5/14/1903
2,850
February 1904
2/24/1904
4,100
5/16/1905
1,930
6/13/1908
940
6/05/1909
4,200
11/21/1909
2,070
6/23/1917
2,090
5/06/1925
3,350
4
4/26/1926
1,230
5/17/1927
3,150
March 1928
3/26/1928
2,570
4/11/1936
2,290
3
5/14/1937
1,680
2
December 1937
12/11/1937
10,300
3/27/1940
2,580
5
5/12/1941
2,480
5
12/03/1941
4,060
6
January 1943
1/21/1943
5,420
7
5/09/1944
1,720
4
2/02/1945
3,490
6
5/06/1946
1,960
4
11/23/1946
2,450
5
5/27/1948
2,120
4
4/24/1949
1,870
4
6/01/1950
2,410
4
November 1950
11/21/1950
12,100
10
6/06/1952
3,560
5
6/19/1953
2,200
4
3/09/1954
2,730
5
6/09/1955
1,920
4
December 1955
12/23/1955
17,600
12
6/02/1957
2,340
4
5/19/1958
3,160
5
5/13/1959
1,030
3
5/13/1960
1,160
3
5/26/1961
937
3
5/06/1962
1,860
4
February 1963
2/01/1963
13,400
10
11/15/1963
1,390
3
December 1964
12/23/1964
8,230
8
5/06/1966
1,250
3
5/24/1967
4,100
6
5/21/1968
1,390
3
5/27/1969
3,700
5
1/16/1970
3,060
5
6/27/1971
2,440
4
6/01/1972
1,520
3
5/19/1973
2,980
5
11/12/1973
3,250
5
6/12/1975
3,260
5
5/14/1976
906
3
6/10/1977
638
2
5/15/1978
2,360
4
1/11/1979
2,740
5
January 1980
1/13/1980
7,910
8
5/01/1981
1,420
3
2/16/1982
6,310
7
5/29/1983
7,700
11/24/1983
3,430
5
4/15/1985
1,500
3
February 1986
2/19/1986
7,380
8
5/15/1987
1,260
3
5/16/1988
626
2
5/08/1989
1,630
4
4/16/1990
803
3
5/24/1991
1,360
3
4/18/1992
956
3
5/19/1993
2,610
4
5/12/1994
1,120
3
3/10/1995
5,930
7
5/16/1996
7,060
7
January 1997
1/03/1997
20,300
13
3/24/1998
2,970
5
5/29/1999
3,150
5
5/25/2000
2,020
4
5/12/2001
1,570
3
4/15/2002
1,790
6
5/30/2003
3,170
7
5/05/2004
1,580
6
5/16/2005
4,500
8
New Year 2006
12/31/2005
9,730
11
4/30/2007
921
5
5/19/2008
1,760
6
5/20/2009
2,110
6
6/06/2010
3,890
7
10/25/2010
3,860
7
4/25/2012
2,040
11

 

Annual Peak Flows:

 

Flood Frequency:

Additional flood-frequency descriptions will be added as available.

 

Annual Exceedance Probablity (percent) Annual Exceedance Flow
(cfs)
95% Confidence Interval (cfs)
Lower
Upper
99.5 569.5 383.4 769.6
99 638.5 454 823.7
95 898.9 717.4 1063
90 1099 915.6 1277
80 1425 1223 1652
66.67 1851 1594 2152
50 2482 2125 2911
42.92 2819 2407 3326
20 4666 3910 5785
10 6699 5446 8984
4 10100 7774 15690
2 13350 9791 23710
1 17320 12050 35610
0.5 22160 14590 53190
0.2 30170 18400 89760

 

 

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