Nevada Water Science Center


Nevada Flood Chronology

Contact Information

Toby Welborn
Geographer
Phone: (775) 887-7671
Email:

 

Mailing Address
USGS
Nevada Water Science Center
2730 N. Deer Run Rd.
Carson City, NV 89701

 

 

 

Carson River Basin

Pine Nut Creek near Gardnerville

Gaging Station 10309050

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
5/26/1981
1
3
4/11/1982
31
4
6/03/1983
25
4
11/10/1983
12
4
4/01/1985
6
4
3/08/1986
165
4
2/10/1987
3
3
4/14/1988
3
3
11/23/1988
3
4
3/02/1990
2
4
9/06/1991
4
3
7/15/1992
33
4
3/17/1993
13
4
July 1994
7/22/1994
2
3
5/22/1995
45
5
3/18/1996
11
4
January 1997
1/02/1997
47
4

 

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 0.5 0 1.2
99 0.6 0.1 1.4
95 1.3 0.3 2.5
90 1.9 0.7 3.7
80 3.2 1.4 6.3
66.67 5.4 2.7 10.7
50 9.5 4.9 19.9
42.92 12.1 6.2 26.3
20 30.4 14.9 88.3
10 57.9 26.5 242.8
4 118.5 48.2 912.6
2 191.2 70 2459
1 297 97.1 6607
0.5 448.5 129.8 17710
0.2 747.6 182.7 54260

 

 

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