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Nevada Flood Chronology

Contact Information

Toby Welborn
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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 below Lahontan Reservoir near Fallon, NV

Gaging Station 10312150

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
7/05/1967
2,300
8
7/03/1968
1,050
6
6/25/1969
1,830
7
1/27/1970
1,430
6
6/26/1971
1,540
6
7/01/1972
1,280
6
7/02/1973
1,240
6
7/19/1974
1,160
5
6/18/1975
1,550
6
6/24/1976
968
4
6/02/1977
1,190
5
5/12/1978
1,280
5
5/31/1979
1,460
5
5/23/1980
1,790
6
6/27/1981
1,120
5
6/03/1982
1,540
6
6/23/1983
3,160
8
1/18/1984
1,260
5
7/01/1985
1,400
5
6/06/1986
2,330
6
6/15/1987
1,140
6
7/20/1988
1,010
6
6/22/1989
1,490
6
6/22/1990
1,200
6
7/06/1991
1,410
6
4/04/1992
1,400
6
4/07/1993
1,510
6
3/28/1994
1,160
5
5/25/1995
2,430
7
5/17/1996
2,430
8
January 1997
1/07/1997
2,320
7
6/16/1998
2,080
7
6/01/1999
1,740
7
8/02/2000
1,080
5
6/22/2001
1,040
5
7/13/2002
1,150
6
7/11/2003
1,030
6
6/22/2004
1,040
5
8/05/2005
985
6
6/11/2006
2,030
7
6/18/2007
924
5
5/23/2008
1,490
6
7/04/2009
928
5
8/31/2010
1,010
5
4/15/2011
1,240
6
6/24/2012
829
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
99.5 765.5 608.9 948.6
99 793.5 653.8 950.2
95 891 782.8 981.9
90 958.8 860.8 1040
80 1060 972.5 1162
66.67 1178 1076 1298
50 1333 1199 1480
42.92 1409 1261 1574
20 1769 1573 2074
10 2097 1836 2661
4 2559 2163 3909
2 2940 2407 5390
1 3353 2654 7028
0.5 3804 2904 9172
0.2 4465 3244 13050

 

 

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