National Weather Service California Nevada River Forecast Center Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service

Latitude: 39.63º NLongitude: 119.28º WElevation: 4070 Feet
Location: Washoe County in NevadaBulletin Group: Eastern SierraRiver Group: Eastern Sierra
Issuance Time: Dec 08, 2023 at 7:34 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 13.0 FeetFlood Stage: 15.0 Feet
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Impacts - E19 Information
13.0 FeetMonitor stage. Very high flow, but no flooding between between Derby Dam and Nixon, river is near bank full in some areas.
15.0 FeetFlood stage. Minor flooding of agricultural lands along the river.
17.0 FeetSignificant flooding of agricultural lands and some rural roads along the river. Water approaching some low lying homes near Wadsworth and Nixon. Access to several homes may be limited or closed. Similar to 1/9/2017 and 12/31/2005 peaks.
19.0 FeetMajor flooding of agricultural lands and rural roads between Derby Dam and Nixon, including some structures in Wadsworth and Nixon. These areas include but not limited to Consetoga Ave, Quail Ave, and West Truckee River Ranch Road.
20.0 FeetNear record flooding. Extensive flooding of agricultural areas, roads, homes and infrastructure between Derby Dam and Nixon. Numerous homes impacted near Wadsworth. Slightly in excess of January 1997 peak.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (NVZ003)
Today: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 37 to 42. Light winds becoming north around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 13 to 23. Light winds.

Saturday: Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 41 to 46. Light winds becoming southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 24 to 29. Southeast winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 51 to 61. Light winds.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 25 to 30.

Monday and Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 49 to 54. Lows 19 to 29.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Clear. Highs 44 to 49. Lows 22 to 27.

Wednesday through Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs 41 to 51. Lows 22 to 27.