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

Clear Creek near Carson City, NV

Gaging Station 10310500

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
5/06/1948
23
1
5/19/1949
20
1
1/22/1950
60
2
12/03/1950
106
2
4/25/1952
70
2
1/09/1953
32
1
3/09/1954
26
1
2/16/1955
22
1
December 1955
12/23/1955
117
2
2/24/1957
29
1
2/24/1958
59
2
1/09/1959
24
1
2/08/1960
37
1
12/01/1960
13
1
2/09/1962
29
1
February 1963
1/31/1963
170
2
3/16/1967
110
2
2/20/1968
130
2
4/01/1969
87
2
12/19/1973
12
1
3/11/1989
25
2
4/05/1990
11
2
3/04/1991
14
2
10/26/1991
14
2
3/17/1993
25
2
2/25/1994
8
1
5/01/1995
45
2
5/16/1996
59
2
January 1997
1/02/1997
266
4
3/24/1998
88
3
2/07/1999
42
2
2/14/2000
41
2
11/29/2000
11
2
11/24/2001
19
2
11/08/2002
14
2
12/24/2003
12
2
5/16/2005
14
2
New Year 2006
12/31/2005
252
4
2/11/2007
16
2
1/04/2008
24
2
3/02/2009
13
2
10/13/2009
13
2
3/16/2011
87
3
1/21/2012
35
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 3.1 1.4 5
99 3.7 1.8 5.6
95 6.2 4 8.5
90 8.4 5.9 11.2
80 12.3 9.2 16.1
66.67 17.8 13.6 23.4
50 26.8 20.4 35.6
42.92 31.9 24.2 42.8
20 62.7 46.3 91.4
10 100.6 71.3 166.8
4 170.5 112 357.3
2 242.6 149.2 627.8
1 336 192.2 1093
0.5 455.9 241.6 1887
0.2 666 317.3 3842

 

 

 

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