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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
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)
Tonight: Areas of blowing dust in the evening. Chance of rain in the evening, then rain and snow after midnight. Snow level 5500 feet after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows 26 to 33. West winds 10 to 15 mph and gusty.

Friday: Rain in the morning. Snow through the day. Patchy blowing snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulation 1 to 3 inches. Highs 33 to 42. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow in the evening. Chance of snow showers through the night. Lows 18 to 24. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers through the day. Highs 30 to 39. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 13 to 19. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Highs 33 to 43.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 21 to 27. Highs 35 to 45.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Lows 19 to 25.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Highs 39 to 49. Lows 17 to 25.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows 21 to 27.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Highs 38 to 46.
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.