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Nevada Flood Chronology

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

 

 

 

Carson River Basin

East Fork Carson River below Markleeville, CA

Gaging Station 10308200

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)
5/26/1961
975
2
5/05/1962
2,250
3
February 1963
1/31/1963
15,100
8
11/15/1963
1,590
3
December 1964
12/23/1964
9,100
7
5/05/1966
1,240
2
5/24/1967
4,400
5
5/20/1968
1,530
4
5/26/1969
3,830
7
1/21/1970
3,170
6
6/26/1971
2,560
6
5/31/1972
1,770
5
5/18/1973
3,200
6
11/12/1973
3,540
6
6/01/1975
3,380
6
5/14/1976
830
4
6/09/1977
586
4
5/14/1978
2,390
6
1/11/1979
3,220
6
January 1980
1/13/1980
8,000
9
4/30/1981
1,460
5
2/16/1982
8,170
8
5/30/1983
7,640
8
11/24/1983
3,460
6
4/15/1985
1,600
5
3/08/1986
9,520
9
5/15/1987
1,270
4
5/16/1988
643
3
5/07/1989
1,860
5
4/16/1990
848
4
5/24/1991
1,350
4
4/17/1992
948
4
5/19/1993
2,950
6
5/12/1994
1,110
4
3/10/1995
5,910
7
5/15/1996
8,160
8
January 1997
1/02/1997
18,900
12
3/24/1998
2,640
5
5/28/1999
3,820
6
5/24/2000
2,250
5
5/12/2001
1,550
4
4/15/2002
1,830
5
5/29/2003
3,110
6
5/05/2004
1,560
4
5/16/2005
4,960
7
New Year 2006
12/31/2005
10,300
9
4/29/2007
947
4
5/18/2008
1,890
5
5/17/2009
2,130
5
6/05/2010
3,980
6
6/29/2011
4,160
7
4/24/2012
1,510
5

 

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
99.5 412.9 206.1 630.5
99 480.5 263.7 694.1
95 745.7 504.1 973.7
90 957.5 701.4 1222
80 1315 1020 1662
66.67 1796 1418 2270
50 2529 1997 3234
42.92 2929 2307 3780
20 5179 3984 7208
10 7730 5732 12070
4 12090 8404 23290
2 16310 10720 37950
1 21520 13290 61430
0.5 27910 16140 98850
0.2 38560 20350 183900

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