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Nevada Flood Chronology

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Toby Welborn
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Nevada Water Science Center
2730 N. Deer Run Rd.
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Walker River Basin

Virginia Creek near Bridgeport, CA

Gaging Station 10289000

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Peak Flow Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
4/14/1954
745
3
6/09/1955
455
3
December 1955
12/23/1955
1,3005
8
6/04/1957
545
3
4/20/1958
3755
6
4/04/1959
765
4
3/25/1960
395
4
8/21/1961
265
4
4/08/1962
945
4
2/01/1963
6525
6
11/15/1963
465
3
12/23/1964
1525
4
3/13/1966
395
3
3/16/1967
5535
6
2/20/1968
425
3
5/08/1969
3505
5
1/16/1970
1285
4
11/25/1970
575
3
6/01/1972
335
3
4/28/1973
1235
4
8/05/1974
1466
5
5/14/1975
1466
4
5/16/2005
1806
4
2/28/2006
3146
4
3/13/2007
326
2
5/27/2008
446
2
5/31/2009
396
2
  • 5Discharge affected to unknown degree by Regulation or Diversion
  • 6Discharge affected by Regulation or Diversion

 

 

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 14.4 4.8 31.8
99 16.1 6.3 31.8
95 23.5 12.6 35.1
90 29.9 17.9 42.8
80 41.7 28.4 63.4
66.67 59.2 40.1 92.2
50 89.6 56.3 145.1
42.92 107.9 66.1 180.4
20 232.3 138 502.3
10 413.6 233.9 1331
4 814.9 403.9 6393
2 1308 572.8 17690
1 2051 783.4 48490
0.5 3160 1046 133500
0.2 5476 1485 514200

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