Nevada Water Science Center


Nevada Flood Chronology

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Toby Welborn
Geographer
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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 at Minden, NV

Gaging Station 10309100

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
6/02/1975
2,960
10
10/27/1975
336
4
6/10/1977
204
4
5/15/1978
2,000
6
1/11/1979
3,640
7
January 1980
1/14/1980
8,000
11
5/01/1981
869
5
2/16/1982
6,400
9
5/29/1983
4,810
11
11/24/1983
3,570
9
5/12/1994
831
4
3/10/1995
7,420
9
5/16/1996
7,230
8
January 1997
1/02/1997
10,900
15
3/24/1998
3,000

 

Annual Peak Flows:

 

 

Flood Frequency:

Frequent bypass flows effect peak flows. Flood frequency analysis is not appropriate for this site.

 

 

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