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Nevada Flood Chronology


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Walker River Basin

March 1928

Rain-on-Snow Event

Flooding resulted from a snowstorm that began on March 23 that soon turned to a rainstorm below an elevation of 8,000 feet on March 24 . At times the rain was heavy, which resulted in melting much of the accumulated snowpack, flooding lowland areas along the East and West Walker Rivers (Rigby and others, 1998). Precipitation data at the National Weather Service Bridgeport precipitation gage (6,486 ft) indicates 0.7 inches of rain fell over 3 days from March 25-27, 1928.

Selected Streamflow Peaks

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