Nevada Water Science Center


Nevada Flood Chronology

Contact Information

Toby Welborn
Geographer
Phone: (775) 887-7671
Email:

 

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

 

 

 

Carson River Basin

Buckeye Creek near Minden, NV

Gaging Station 10309070

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
2/14/1981
1
3
4/11/1982
126
5
3/13/1983
66
4
8/29/1984
1,040
8
4/01/1985
42
4
3/08/1986
409
6
5/10/1987
31
4
7/27/1988
806
7
9/18/1989
36
4
8/09/1990
105
5
7/31/1991
850
8
7/15/1992
51
5
3/29/1993
100
6
July 1994
7/22/1994
30
5
3/10/1995
293
7
3/18/1996
63
5
January 1997
1/02/1997
281
7

 

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 5.8 0.1 17.1
99 7.5 0.3 19.1
95 15.5 1.6 29.5
90 23.3 3.3 41
80 39 7 67.9
66.67 64.4 23.6 120.2
50 111.2 56.3 228.6
42.92 140.2 73.8 301.2
20 343.2 174.9 970.1
10 639.4 301.2 2568
4 1274 532.1 9034
2 2016 760.8 22970
1 3076 1039 58030
0.5 4565 1370 146400
0.2 7441 1893 463100

 

 

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