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

Ash Canyon near Carson City, NV

Gaging Station 10311200

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
10/01/1976
7
1
5/14/1978
6
1
1/11/1979
26
3
January 1980
1/11/1980
33
4
2/14/1981
5
1
4/11/1982
22
3
5/28/1983
27
4
11/24/1983
21
3
4/14/1985
8
1
February 1986
2/17/1986
58
2/13/1987
9
2
4/14/1988
3
2
11/23/1988
9
2
5/30/1990
3
1
3/04/1991
11
2
10/26/1991
7
2
3/17/1993
11
2
10/05/1993
4
1
5/01/1995
17
3
5/16/1996
39
4
January 1997
1/02/1997
330
5
3/24/1998
61
4
2/07/1999
31
4
2/14/2000
34
4
10/31/2000
7
4
11/24/2001
16
4
11/08/2002
15
4
2/16/2004
10
4
5/20/2005
19
4
New Year 2006
12/31/2005
86
5
2/10/2007
14
4
1/04/2008
11
4
3/02/2009
12
4
6/06/2010
6
4
6/07/2011
27
5
1/21/2012
27
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 2.2 0.9 3.8
99 2.5 1.2 4
95 3.9 2.3 5.4
90 5 3.3 6.8
80 7 5 9.6
66.67 9.9 7.2 13.7
50 14.6 10.5 20.9
42.92 17.3 12.4 25.3
20 34.3 23.5 58.4
10 56.7 36.7 119.1
4 100.7 59.1 308.4
2 149.4 80.6 642.1
1 216.3 106.5 1348
0.5 307.6 137.5 2850
0.2 479.4 187.5 7714

 

 

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