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

Sixmile Canyon Creek at Hwy 50 near Dayton

Gaging Station 10311725

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
2/19/1986
500
3/24/1998
30
10
2/08/1999
30
10
7/11/2001
1
9
7/18/2002
3
10
8/02/2003
2
10
3/09/2005
1
9
12/31/2005
400
14
2/07/2010
0
2/18/2011
5

 

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
50 0.3 0 1.8
42.92 0.6 0 4.4
20 11.4 0.6 208
10 76.3 7 2130
4 569.6 35.9 60420
2 2067 95.8 1190000
1 6546 230.3 41590000
0.5 18700 506.1 1268000000
0.2 66240 1268 31860000000

 

 

 

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