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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

West Fork Carson River at Woodfords, CA.

Gaging Station 10310000

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
6/09/1890
1,280
5/05/1891
740
5/12/1901
896
5/26/1902
448
5/10/1903
502
5/12/1904
1,085
5/18/1905
370
5/09/1906
1,570
7
5/17/1907
1,450
8/01/1908
643
5/05/1909
1,230
12/01/1909
818
5/23/1911
1,300
5/15/1912
710
4/26/1913
647
5/21/1914
1,050
5
5/11/1915
672
4
5/07/1916
1,180
5
6/13/1917
944
5
5/05/1918
618
4
4/29/1919
958
5
5/12/1920
742
4
December 1937
12/11/1937
3,500
8
4/07/1939
354
4
5/02/1940
895
5
5/05/1941
1,330
6
5/22/1942
1,210
6
4/28/1943
1,290
6
5/07/1944
497
4
5/10/1945
975
5
4/25/1946
860
5
5/02/1947
635
4
5/16/1948
708
5
4/24/1949
824
5
5/16/1950
747
5
November 1950
11/20/1950
4,730
8
5/20/1952
1,100
5
4/25/1953
813
4
4/22/1954
701
4
5/12/1955
596
4
December 1955
12/23/1955
4,810
9
5/18/1957
880
5
5/18/1958
1,650
6
4/05/1959
320
4
4/09/1960
350
4
4/17/1961
237
3
5/04/1962
677
5
February 1963
2/01/1963
4,890
9
11/15/1963
552
4
December 1964
12/23/1964
3,100
7
4/07/1966
331
3
5/24/1967
1,590
5
4/29/1968
360
3
5/13/1969
1,240
4
1/22/1970
860
4
6/26/1971
675
4
5/05/1972
387
3
5/15/1973
837
4
11/11/1973
1,100
4
5/19/1975
1,290
4
10/26/1975
259
2
6/10/1977
318
3
5/14/1978
884
4
5/22/1979
808
4
5/04/1980
1,100
4
4/24/1981
514
3
12/20/1981
1,730
5
10/26/1982
795
4
5/11/1984
999
4
4/15/1985
744
3
3/08/1986
1,620
5
5/16/1987
330
3
5/13/1988
170
2
4/20/1989
629
3
4/15/1990
313
3
5/07/1991
490
3
4/17/1992
304
3
5/19/1993
935
4
4/19/1994
251
2
6/01/1995
1,460
5
5/16/1996
3,040
5
January 1997
1/01/1997
8,100
7
6/07/1998
1,130
13
5/28/1999
1,110
13
4/13/2000
656
13
4/30/2001
415
12
4/14/2002
772
13
5/30/2003
898
13
5/05/2004
462
12
5/18/2005
2,150
14
New Year 2006
12/31/2005
2,720
14
5/01/2007
248
12
5/19/2008
422
12
5/03/2009
737
13
6/05/2010
982
13
6/29/2011
883
13
4/26/2012
644
13

 

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
99.5 183 124.9 246.2
99 204.7 147.3 263
95 286.7 230.6 337.4
90 349.5 293.1 404.6
80 452.5 389.9 522.4
66.67 586.6 506.9 679.5
50 785.5 675 918
42.92 891.8 764.2 1049
20 1476 1241 1822
10 2121 1730 2828
4 3203 2474 4939
2 4240 3120 7463
1 5511 3848 11210
0.5 7062 4667 16750
0.2 9640 5903 28280

 

 

 

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