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Nevada Flood Chronology

Contact Information

Toby Welborn
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Mailing Address
USGS
Nevada Water Science Center
2730 N. Deer Run Rd.
Carson City, NV 89701

 

 

 

Walker River Basin

Swauger Creek near Bridgeport, CA

Gaging Station 10292000

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)
3/09/1954
775
3
3/11/1955
245
2
December 1955
12/23/1955
5855
6
5/18/1957
515
3
8/14/1958
3615
5
3/30/1959
355
2
3/07/1960
205
2
8/20/1961
1145
3
4/14/1962
1365
4
February 1963
2/01/1963
4435
6
11/15/1963
161,5
12/23/1964
925
4
3/15/1966
355
3
5/22/1967
2285
5
2/22/1968
475
3
4/22/1969
3935
5
1/16/1970
475
2
7/20/1971
585
3
3/03/1972
1205
3
4/27/1973
895
3
1/18/1974
585
3
5/14/1975
1695
4
5/23/2005
735
5
5/21/2006
1961,2,5
  • 1Discharge is a Maximum Daily Average
  • 2Discharge is an Estimate
  • 5Discharge affected to unknown degree 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 8.3 1.8 16.3
99 10.3 2.8 18.8
95 18.8 8 30.1
90 26.1 13.4 40.4
80 39.2 23.4 59.6
66.67 57.9 37 88
50 87.9 57.7 136.3
42.92 104.8 68.9 165.4
20 204.5 131.8 371.7
10 322.7 199.9 712.6
4 531.2 305.6 1638
2 737.5 396.9 3021
1 995.1 497.1 5509
0.5 1314 605.9 9954
0.2 1848 762 21520

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