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Nevada Flood Chronology

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

 

 

 

Walker River Basin

West Walker River below Little Walker River near Coleville, CA

Gaging Station 10296000

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)
December 1937
12/11/1937
5,8002
5/29/1939
944
3
5/25/1940
1,690
5
6/20/1941
2,040
5
7/05/1942
1,900
5
6/01/1943
2,110
5
6/08/1944
1,360
4
6/22/1945
1,880
5
5/20/1946
1,470
5
5/03/1947
1,360
5
5/26/1948
1,250
4
5/27/1949
1,500
5
6/01/1950
1,960
5
November 1950
11/20/1950
6,220
8
6/08/1952
2,650
6
6/19/1953
2,030
5
5/19/1954
1,710
5
6/10/1955
2,230
5
December 1955
12/23/1955
5,180
7
6/03/1957
2,070
5
6/24/1958
2,330
5
5/13/1959
866
3
6/02/1960
1,270
4
5/25/1961
866
3
6/19/1962
1,770
5
February 1963
2/01/1963
2,870
6
6/14/1964
916
4
12/23/1964
2,950
6
5/20/1966
1,050
4
7/03/1967
3,100
6
6/02/1968
1,270
4
6/04/1969
3,470
6
6/04/1970
1,480
4
6/27/1971
2,080
5
5/31/1972
1,620
4
5/31/1973
2,400
5
6/07/1974
2,090
5
6/01/1975
2,590
5
5/13/1976
827
3
6/01/1977
571
3
6/14/1978
2,010
5
5/26/1979
2,000
5
7/01/1980
2,780
6
6/05/1981
1,130
4
5/27/1982
2,330
5
6/05/1983
3,300
6
5/30/1984
2,090
5
6/07/1985
1,230
4
6/01/1986
3,090
6
5/17/1987
963
3
5/16/1988
819
4
5/08/1989
1,260
4
5/06/1990
655
3
6/10/1991
1,730
4
5/08/1992
820
3
6/21/1993
1,990
4
5/31/1994
1,120
4
7/09/1995
3,860
6
5/16/1996
4,610
7
New Years 1997
1/02/1997
12,300
10
6/22/1998
2,590
6
5/29/1999
2,630
6
5/25/2000
2,200
5
5/16/2001
1,850
5
6/01/2002
1,760
5
5/30/2003
3,010
6
5/05/2004
1,350
4
5/28/2005
3,470
6
5/20/2006
3,770
7
5/17/2007
766
4
5/18/2008
1,910
5
5/20/2009
2,010
5
6/07/2010
3,730
7
6/24/2011
4,040
7
4/23/2012
972
4
5/13/2013
1,180
4
  • 2Discharge is an Estimate

 

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
99.5 519.6 350.4 673.6
99 579 411.8 723.5
95 790.4 631.9 923.2
90 942.2 787.9 1084
80 1176 1016 1345
66.67 1461 1274 1671
50 1851 1615 2129
42.92 2048 1785 2365
20 3030 2607 3612
10 3982 3349 4982
4 5396 4354 7389
2 6611 5142 9840
1 7972 5960 13010
0.5 9499 6812 17110
0.2 11810 7992 24400

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