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

 

 

 

Walker River Basin

Desert Creek near Wellington, NV

Gaging Station 10299100

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)
8/17/1965
76
2
5/09/1966
29
1
6/21/1967
183
2
8/11/1968
156
2
6/05/1969
262
3
4/01/1970
66B
2
1/01/1971
53B
2
5/19/1972
36
2
1/01/1973
95B
2
1/01/1974
78B
2
6/01/1975
170B
3
8/01/1976
16B
2
6/01/1977
30B
2
6/01/1978
45B
2
1/01/1979
40B
2
1/01/1997
1102,B
2
6/15/1999
40
2
5/23/2000
25
2
5/29/2001
12
2
5/28/2002
12
2
5/27/2003
80
3
6/08/2004
14
2
8/16/2005
36E
4
5/20/2006
204
5
6/21/2007
22
4
5/18/2008
39
4
5/20/2009
30
4
7/16/2010
277
5
6/24/2011
224
5
4/22/2012
25
4
5/13/2013
23
4
  • 2Discharge is an Estimate
  • BMonth or Day of occurrence is unknown or not exact
  • EOnly Annual Maximum Peak available for this year

 

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 5.6 1.6 10.2
99 6.9 2.3 11.7
95 12.2 6 18.4
90 16.7 9.6 24.3
80 24.6 16 35.2
66.67 35.7 24.4 50.9
50 53.1 37.1 76.9
42.92 62.8 43.9 92.1
20 118.6 81.4 194.4
10 183.1 121.1 352.7
4 294 181.8 748
2 401.6 233.4 1299
1 533.9 289.6 2230
0.5 695 350.1 3789
0.2 960.8 436.5 7544

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