Nevada Water Science Center


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

Indian Creek above Mouth near Gardnerville

Gaging Station 10309035

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
2/19/1986
2,100
3/10/1995
1,800
7
2/19/1996
279
4
January 1997
1/01/1997
772
5
3/24/1998
310
4
2/09/1999
237
4
2/14/2000
217
3
5/22/2001
7
1
5/16/2002
6
1
7/13/2003
1
1
2/26/2004
132
3
4/17/2005
132
3
12/31/2005
1,570
7
6/15/2009
55
2
3/29/2010
53
2
3/16/2011
360
4
3/17/2012
46
2

 

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 0.9 0 4.5
99 1.5 0 6.4
95 6 0.4 18.6
90 12.2 1.8 34.5
80 28.4 7.3 75
66.67 60.8 20 155.9
50 131.7 49.6 326.6
42.92 180 69.9 438.6
20 552.8 222.5 1323
10 1125 452.7 3404
4 2333 951.5 13660
2 3679 1418 37020
1 5484 1890 93170
0.5 7837 2342 222500
0.2 11950 2886 693200

 

 

 

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