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Nevada Flood Chronology

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Toby Welborn
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Nevada Water Science Center
2730 N. Deer Run Rd.
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Walker River Basin

West Walker River at Leavitt Meadows near Coleville, CA

Gaging Station 10295200

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)
5/20/1946
9361
5/03/1947
9791
5/26/1948
8091
6/10/1949
1,0711
6/01/1950
1,2591
November 1950
11/21/1950
2,8101,2
6/06/1952
1,6751
6/18/1953
1,3201
5/20/1954
1,1201
6/10/1955
1,4141
December 1955
12/23/1955
1,9101
6/03/1957
1,4401
6/23/1958
1,440
6
5/12/1959
735
4
6/02/1960
970
5
5/25/1961
722
4
6/19/1962
1,100
5
6/16/1963
1,460
6
5/19/1964
790
4
7/01/1967
1,600B
6/01/1968
940B
6/04/1969
1,570
6
5/17/1970
1,160
5
  • 1Discharge is a Maximum Daily Average
  • 2Discharge is an Estimate
  • BMonth or Day of occurrence is unknown or not exact

 

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
99.5 569.9 362.2 707.7
99 605.5 407.9 734.2
95 722.3 554.9 839.1
90 798.5 648.2 919.4
80 907.1 769.4 1043
66.67 1028 888.1 1186
50 1180 1024 1376
42.92 1252 1086 1471
20 1575 1351 1956
10 1851 1562 2477
4 2217 1818 3369
2 2502 2001 4253
1 2798 2177 5369
0.5 3108 2347 6777
0.2 3542 2566 9218

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