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

Vicee Canyon Creek near Sagebrush Ranch near Carson City, NV

Gaging Station 10311260

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
1/11/1979
2
January 1980
1/14/1980
10
2/16/1982
200
12/27/1983
1
10/03/1984
0
2/19/1986
95
12/05/1989
0
5
5/30/1991
1
4
4/27/1992
0
4
5/04/1993
4
4
4/16/1994
4
4
3/28/1995
16
4
2/25/1996
9
4
1/02/1997
3,800
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 0 0 0.1
99 0 0 0.2
95 0.1 0 0.5
90 0.2 0 1
80 0.7 0.1 2.9
66.67 1.8 0.4 8.5
50 5.6 1.3 31.1
42.92 9.1 2.1 56.5
20 60.7 12.3 790.9
10 233.4 40.2 7453
4 1059 139.6 142300
2 2932 305.6 1368000
1 7547 611.6 13080000
0.5 18360 1140 86580000
0.2 55660 2387 949500000

 

 

 

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