Nevada Water Science Center


Nevada Flood Chronology

Contact Information

Toby Welborn
Geographer
Phone: (775) 887-7671
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Mailing Address
USGS
Nevada Water Science Center
2730 N. Deer Run Rd.
Carson City, NV 89701

 

 

 

Walker River Basin

Buckeye Creek near Bridgeport, CA

Gaging Station 10291500

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)
6/08/1912
2001,7,E
4
5/20/1954
404
3
6/07/1955
438
3
December 1955
12/23/1955
700
4
6/03/1957
414
3
6/23/1958
540
4
6/06/1959
201
3
6/02/1960
261
3
8/22/1961
526
4
6/22/1962
388
3
February 1963
2/01/1963
947
4
5/19/1964
216
3
12/23/1964
700
4
5/22/1966
231
3
7/03/1967
772
4
5/28/1968
241
3
6/08/1969
633
4
6/03/1970
308
3
6/27/1971
422
3
5/31/1972
287
3
5/31/1973
454
4
6/12/1974
384
3
6/06/1975
392
3
5/14/1976
198
3
6/09/1977
160
3
6/14/1978
372
3
1/11/1979
614
4
5/15/1996
500
4
New Years 1997
1/02/1997
2,750
7
7/09/1998
397
3
6/23/1999
369
3
5/28/2000
345
3
5/25/2001
321
3
5/30/2002
286
3
5/28/2003
373
3
5/28/2004
233
3
5/29/2005
526
4
6/07/2006
486
4
5/28/2007
129
2
5/19/2008
204
3
6/07/2010
540
4
6/22/2011
640
4
5/22/2012
233
3
5/12/2013
194
3
  • 1Discharge is a Maximum Daily Average
  • 7Discharge is an Historic Peak
  • EOnly Annual Maximum Peak available for this year

 

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
99.5 125.1 79.2 167.6
99 135.8 91.3 174.7
95 174.1 133.1 207.7
90 201.8 162.6 237.8
80 244.9 205.4 288.9
66.67 297.8 252.1 353.6
50 371.7 313 447.2
42.92 409.4 343.6 497
20 602 494.2 776.8
10 795.8 633.1 1117
4 1094 825.4 1790
2 1361 979.7 2563
1 1668 1143 3677
0.5 2024 1317 5284
0.2 2580 1562 8547

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