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

Carson River at Tarzyn Road near Fallon, NV

Gaging Station 10312275

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Peak Flow Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
6/04/1986
753
5
10/03/1986
141
2
8/29/1988
80
2
5/10/1989
75
2
8/20/1990
52
2
7/15/1991
31
2
7/03/1992
16
2
7/31/1993
116
3
7/21/1994
103
3
7/15/1995
890
7
5/27/1996
942
6
January 1997
1/22/1997
821
9
5/14/1998
662
8
6/02/1999
551
8
8/05/2000
31
4
9/09/2001
49
5
7/15/2002
70
5
7/14/2003
72
5
8/14/2004
82
5
7/12/2005
130
6
4/11/2006
680
9
9/11/2007
69
5
12/03/2007
73
5
8/06/2009
43
5
7/21/2010
76
5
4/14/2011
360
8
8/14/2012
33
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 9.4 2.2 22.9
99 11.4 3.3 24.2
95 20.3 8.5 33.2
90 28.6 14.5 45.6
80 44.5 26.7 72.9
66.67 69.4 42.6 114.7
50 114.6 67.9 196.1
42.92 142.5 83.5 250.8
20 338.5 193.1 749.7
10 631.2 340 2010
4 1282 610.8 9157
2 2077 884.8 28720
1 3260 1227 75180
0.5 4995 1651 195000
0.2 8532 2355 684900

 

 

 

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