Nevada Water Science Center


Nevada Flood Chronology

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

 

 

 

Carson River Basin

Carson River near Genoa

Gaging Station 10310407

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
4/14/2002
1,280
11
5/29/2003
3,000
5/06/2004
1,180
10
5/21/2005
4,960
16
12/31/2005
12,000
18
4/30/2007
605
8
5/19/2008
1,550
11
5/04/2009
2,100
12
6/06/2010
3,090
14
6/29/2011
3,480
14
4/26/2012
1,400
10

 

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
99.5 352.2 48.9 689.1
99 410.6 72.9 758.2
95 639.6 204.7 1069
90 822.2 339.6 1353
80 1130 582.2 1875
66.67 1543 887.3 2630
50 2171 1303 3921
42.92 2512 1514 4713
20 4424 2601 10690
10 6577 3696 21470
4 10230 5326 53290
2 13750 6688 106500
1 18070 8169 199000
0.5 23330 9761 339200
0.2 32060 12030 681100

 

 

 

 

 

 

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