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

Eagle Valley Creek at Carson City, NV

Gaging Station 10311300

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
175
2/15/1982
325
2/08/1985
150
6
February 1986
2/19/1986
1,110
9
2/13/1987
127
6
4/14/1988
127
6
11/23/1988
115
6
11/25/1989
77
6
3/03/1991
51
5
3/30/1992
90
6
12/09/1992
175
7
10/05/1993
221
7
3/10/1995
1,020
9
3/04/1996
999
8
January 1997
1/02/1997
990
9
3/24/1998
680
9
1/18/1999
227
7
1/24/2000
212
7
11/29/2000
209
7
12/02/2001
280
7
11/08/2002
338
8
2/25/2004
68
6
10/20/2004
55
6
12/31/2005
1,830
11
2/11/2007
75
6
1/04/2008
189
10
3/02/2009
83
9
10/13/2009
233
10
10/24/2010
344
11
1/21/2012
364
11

 

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 29.6 10.3 58.3
99 34.3 13.8 60.7
95 53.7 28.6 77.3
90 69.9 42.6 98.8
80 98.8 67.9 142.6
66.67 140.1 97.5 203.6
50 207.9 140.4 310.1
42.92 246.8 165.3 376
20 489.3 321 884.2
10 801.9 502.9 1907
4 1409 802.2 6193
2 2069 1079 15260
1 2964 1403 32490
0.5 4167 1782 68690
0.2 6392 2373 184400

 

 

 

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