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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 Empire, NV

Gaging Station 10311500

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
5/18/1901
3,300
5/30/1902
1,710
5/15/1903
2,070
February 1904
2/25/1904
3,250
5/19/1905
1,430
6/14/1906
3,020
7
March 1907
3/18/1907
4,000
7
4/21/1908
750
6
January 1909
1/15/1909
2,930
8
4/29/1910
1,700
6/19/1911
4,440
8
6/05/1912
2,030
6
5/19/1913
2,090
6
January 1914
1/23/1914
5,160
8
6/12/1915
3,100
7
2/11/1916
3,100
7
6/11/1917
3,250
7
3/19/1918
1,440
6
5/30/1919
2,630
7
5/20/1920
1,350
6
5/17/1921
2,000
6
6/05/1922
3,290
7

 

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
99.5 948.2 459.9 1273
99 1043 561.1 1360
95 1354 914.3 1667
90 1556 1147 1882
80 1842 1457 2202
66.67 2157 1769 2571
50 2545 2125 3050
42.92 2726 2283 3285
20 3519 2942 4460
10 4169 3445 5686
4 4997 4029 7703
2 5617 4424 9574
1 6241 4784 11810
0.5 6874 5116 14470
0.2 7727 5516 18820

 

 

 

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