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HUMBOLDT RIVER - BATTLE MOUNTAIN (HBMN2)
Latitude: 40.67º NLongitude: 116.93º WElevation: 4500 Feet
Location: Lander County in NevadaRiver Group: Humboldt
Issuance Time: May 26 2017 at 12:38 PM PDTNext Issuance: May 27 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 8.5 FeetFlood Stage: 9.5 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
793
6.59
Jun 15, 2015
2014*
466**
5.65
Jun 4, 2014
2013*
227
5.79
Mar 21, 2013
2012*
381
5.38
Mar 27, 2012
2011*
3,540
10.00
Jun 23, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Feb 1991 to Present)***
2006*
8,880
11.30
Apr 11, 2006
1952*
5,800****
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May 3, 1952
1980*
5,460
9.87
Jun 10, 1980
1962*
4,600
9.66
Feb 17, 1962
1980*
5,460
9.87
Jun 10, 1980
* Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
** Discharge estimated
*** Most recent continuous record back to Feb 1991 with segmented periods back to May 1896
**** Discharge is a maximum daily average
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (NVZ036)
Rest of Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 41. Northeast winds around 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 69 to 77. Light winds becoming northeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 39 to 45. Northeast winds around 10 mph.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs 78 to 84 valleys and 72 to 81 mountains. East winds around 10 mph in the morning becoming light.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 41 to 47. East winds around 10 mph.

Memorial Day: Mostly sunny. Highs 79 to 87.

Monday Night through Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 53. Highs 80 to 90.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 82 to 88 valleys and 76 to 86 mountains.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 47 to 53.

Thursday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Highs 81 to 87 valleys and 75 to 85 mountains.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 51.

Friday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 79 to 86.
Impacts - E19 Information
8.5 FeetSome very minor flooding at scattered locations in reach.
9.0 FeetLocalized minor flooding in reach.
9.5 FeetFlood Stage - Minor lowland flooding throughout reach. A few rural roads begin to flood.
10.0 FeetMinor to moderate lowland flooding throughout reach. Some rural roads near the river are flooded.
10.5 FeetModerate lowland flooding throughout reach. A number of rural roads impassable. No home or basements flooded. Livestock stranding and miring begins to be a problem.
11.0 FeetModerate to major lowland flooding throughout reach. Many rural roads flooded and some basements of homes near the river begin to flood in the Beowawe and Battle Mountain areas. Livestock stranding and mirning can be significant (similar to 05/1975 and 06/1995 floods).
11.5 FeetMajor lowland flooding through reach. Most rural roads near river under water. A few basements and yards of residences near river begin to flood. Lowest ranch homes north of river become inaccessible, some residents need to leave. Livestock stranding and miring significant if not moved to higher ground. Battle Mountain impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds.
12.0 FeetMajor flooding through reach. Most rural roads near river flood with significant transporation impacts. A few basements and yards near the river flood. Some river ranch homes north of river inaccessible and residents need to leave. Lifestock stranded and mired if not moved to higher ground. Battle Mountain impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds.
12.5 FeetExtensive flooding through reach. Most rural roads near river under water. Significant transportation impacts. Significant flooding of basements and yards of residences near river. Several ranch homes, especially north of river, become inaccessible and residents need to leave. Some ranch buildings near river flood. Battle Mountain most impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds.
13.0 FeetExtensive flooding through reach. Most rural roads and some rail sections near river under water. Major transportation impacts. Flooding of basements and yards of residences near river. Many ranch homes inaccessible. Some ranch buildings near river flood. Significant livestock loses possible. Battle Mountain most impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds. Some impacts south of railroad.
13.5 FeetExtensive flooding through reach. Most rural roads and some rail sections near river under water. Major transporation impacts. Major floodig of basements and yards of residences near river. Many ranch homes inaccessible. Many ranch buildings near river flood. Major livestock losses possible. Much of Battle Mountain northeast of railroad and some areas southeast have flooding.
14.0 FeetNear record flooding through reach. Most rural roads and some sections of rail near river under water. Portions of Interstate 80 may begin to flood. Major transportation impacts. Significant flooding of residences, businesses, and buildings near river with many more inaccessible. Much of Battle Mountain flooded, especially northeast of railroad. Major livestock losses possible.
14.5 FeetNear record to record flooding through reach. Most roads and some sections of rail, possibly some sections of Interstate 80 under water. Extensive transporation impacts. Major flooding of residences near river. Much of Battle Mountain flooded. Major livestock and crop losses possible (similar to 04/1984 flood).
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This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS Elko Weather Forecast Office. Observations are preliminary and subject to change. River levels identified as "forecast" should be consistent with those contained in official NWS products. River levels identified as "guidance" have significant uncertainty due to future weather or reservoir regulation and are provided for planning purposes only.