Nevada Water Science Center


Nevada Flood Chronology

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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

Obanion Canyon near Wellington, NV

Gaging Station 10299120

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)
9/04/1967
1
4
8/11/1968
1
4
7/24/1969
3
5
8/05/1971
336
11
7/22/1974
1
8/19/1975
1
6/01/1977
02,B
1/01/1980
02,B
7/26/1988
3802,7,9
1/01/1997
102,9,B
7/01/1998
102,9,B
  • 2Discharge is an Estimate
  • 7Discharge is an Historic Peak
  • 9Discharge due to Snowmelt, Hurricane, Ice-Jam or Debris Dam breakup
  • 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
50 0.3 0 1.5
42.92 0.6 0.1 2.8
20 5.1 1.1 33.5
10 22.6 4 233.5
4 113.6 15.4 2840
2 329.1 36.3 18190
1 869 77.1 113000
0.5 2137 150.6 682300
0.2 6456 328.8 7110000

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