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Nevada Flood Chronology

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Nevada Water Science Center
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Walker River Basin

West Walker River near Coleville, CA

Gaging Station 10296500

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)
6/01/1903
2,030
4
5/25/1904
2,100
5
6/13/1905
1,160
4
7/03/1906
3,300
5
7/03/1907
4,170
6
6/13/1908
1,050
4
6/04/1909
2,2201
6
5/25/1910
1,6801
6/17/1916
1,830
6/17/1917
2,400
6/14/1918
2,280
5/29/1919
2,180
6
5/18/1920
1,500
6/12/1921
2,710
6/05/1922
2,640
6/11/1923
1,770
5/09/1924
856
5/27/1925
1,660
5/20/1926
1,430
6/16/1927
2,350
5/26/1928
1,480
6/16/1929
1,370
6/12/1930
1,450
5/07/1931
870
6/26/1932
2,020
6/14/1933
2,120
6/18/1934
750
6/13/1935
1,950
6/23/1936
1,540
5/29/1937
2,200
December 1937
12/11/1937
6,5002
6/04/1957
2,000
4
6/24/1958
2,230
4
5/13/1959
884
3
6/02/1960
1,270
3
5/26/1961
869
3
6/22/1962
1,500
4
February 1963
2/01/1963
2,510
4
5/20/1964
1,030
3
12/23/1964
2,710
4
5/22/1966
1,100
3
7/02/1967
2,840
5
6/03/1968
1,330
3
6/04/1969
3,220
5
6/04/1970
1,540
3
6/27/1971
1,990
4
6/01/1972
1,650
3
5/19/1973
2,200
4
6/07/1974
1,980
4
6/02/1975
2,450
4
5/14/1976
865
2
6/02/1977
584
2
6/14/1978
1,910
4
5/27/1979
2,250
4
7/01/1980
2,650
4
6/06/1981
1,170
3
5/27/1982
2,240
4
5/30/1983
3,540
5
5/14/1984
2,070
4
6/08/1985
1,230
3
6/01/1986
3,3002
5/17/1987
1,020
3
5/16/1988
767
2
5/09/1989
1,150
3
5/06/1990
619
2
6/11/1991
1,8002
5/08/1992
794
3
5/19/1993
2,010
4
5/31/1994
1,250
3
7/09/1995
4,420
8
5/16/1996
4,040
8
New Years 1997
1/02/1997
12,5002
10
6/22/1998
2,730
9
5/29/1999
2,750
8
5/28/2000
1,940
8
5/17/2001
1,720
8
6/01/2002
1,470
7
5/29/2003
3,400
9
5/28/2004
1,400
7
5/16/2005
3,440
8
5/19/2006
4,040
9
5/17/2007
817
6
5/19/2008
1,680
7
5/20/2009
1,810
7
6/06/2010
4,090
3
6/24/2011
3,660
8
4/24/2012
927
6
5/14/2013
1,130
6
  • 1Discharge is a Maximum Daily Average
  • 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
99.5 541 384.6 682.8
99 598.4 445.7 730.2
95 800.8 660.4 918.6
90 944.5 809.6 1069
80 1164 1025 1310
66.67 1429 1267 1608
50 1788 1585 2022
42.92 1968 1743 2234
20 2856 2499 3344
10 3706 3177 4555
4 4955 4090 6665
2 6019 4804 8787
1 7202 5542 11500
0.5 8522 6309 14970
0.2 10500 7372 21040

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