Nevada Water Science Center


Nevada Flood Chronology

Contact Information

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

Carson River at Dayton, NV

Gaging Station 10311700

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
5/12/1994
919
6
3/12/1995
6,690
10
5/19/1996
4,780
9
January 1997
1/03/1997
23,100
16
5/30/2003
3,080
18
5/06/2004
1,230
17
5/22/2005
4,600
19
1/02/2006
10,700
23
5/01/2007
633
16
5/19/2008
1,460
19
5/04/2009
2,060
19
6/07/2010
3,280
19
3/17/2011
3,720
19
4/27/2012
1,370
18

 

Annual Peak Flows:

 

Flood Frequency:

Additional flood-frequency descriptions will be added as available.

 

Annual Exceedance Probablity (percent) Annual Exceedence Flow
(cfs)
95% Confidence Interval (cfs)
Lower
Upper
99.5 293 38.1 635.9
99 357.8 60.4 723.1
95 631 195.7 1123
90 865.7 346 1498
80 1286 637.4 2211
66.67 1885 1041 3289
50 2853 1646 5216
42.92 3402 1972 6428
20 6680 3783 15970
10 10650 5754 34160
4 17810 8855 91190
2 25060 11550 191200
1 34280 14570 395800
0.5 45910 17880 786900
0.2 65850 22700 1716000

 

 

 

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