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

Brunswick Canyon

Gaging Station 10311450

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
8/02/1966
4
2
3/16/1967
63
3
5/12/1968
0
1/21/1969
60
3
1/19/1973
4
2
11/12/1973
0
3/24/1975
15
2
8/01/1976
30
2
10/02/1976
0
January 1980
1/13/1980
63
3
7/27/1982
30
2
2/08/1983
34
2
7/23/1984
90
2
2/08/1985
1
1
February 1986
2/19/1986
180
5/10/1987
0
11/04/1987
0
0
6/06/1989
0
1/22/1993
12
2
July 1994
7/22/1994
75
4
3/11/1995
245
5
2/04/1996
38
3
January 1997
1/02/1997
80
4
8/14/1998
80
4
1/05/1999
0
2
8/01/2003
3
2
8/15/2004
1
2
9/24/2005
137
4
12/31/2005
230
4
1/04/2008
0
7/26/2010
5
2
10/25/2010
0

 

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
66.67 1.2 0 2.7
50 4 0.3 7.9
42.92 6.6 0.5 13
20 39 16.4 116.1
10 121.2 49.9 548.4
4 389.9 129.2 4530
2 811.8 228.4 24120
1 1548 370.9 116200
0.5 2761 564.1 378200
0.2 5484 908.1 1609000

 

 

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