Nevada Water Science Center


Nevada Flood Chronology

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Toby Welborn
Geographer
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

Carson River at Deer Run Road near Carson City, NV

Gaging Station 10311400

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
January 1980
1/15/1980
7,650
14
5/01/1981
1,280
7
2/17/1982
6,400
13
5/31/1983
6,900
13
11/25/1983
4,050
10
4/16/1985
1,770
8
5/26/1991
1,140
7
10/27/1991
462
5
5/21/1993
2,890
10
5/12/1994
907
7
3/12/1995
6,700
14
5/17/1996
4,780
12
January 1997
1/03/1997
24,000
24
3/25/1998
4,090
11
5/29/1999
3,400
11
5/25/2000
1,780
8
5/12/2001
1,130
7
4/15/2002
1,440
8
5/30/2003
2,900
10
5/06/2004
1,170
7
5/21/2005
4,600
11
New Year 2006
1/01/2006
11,400
17
4/30/2007
618
6
5/19/2008
1,510
8
5/04/2009
2,130
9
6/07/2010
3,360
10
6/17/2011
3,700
11
4/27/2012
1,420
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
99.5 307.5 89.4 550.6
99 371.3 127.5 623.5
95 633.6 316.9 945.6
90 852 495.3 1234
80 1233 804.7 1761
66.67 1759 1209 2513
50 2583 1806 3758
42.92 3038 2125 4487
20 5656 3869 9427
10 8675 5706 17160
4 13880 8516 36830
2 18950 10910 64850
1 25200 13540 113200
0.5 32850 16380 196100
0.2 45550 20470 401900

 

 

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