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EAST FORK CARSON RIVER - MARKLEEVILLE (CEMC1)
Latitude: 38.71º NLongitude: 119.76º WElevation: 5400 Feet
Location: Alpine County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Eastern Sierra
Issuance Time: Feb 15 2019 at 3:04 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 16 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 8.0 FeetFlood Stage: 9.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017
11,700
9.98
Jan 8, 2017
2016
1,890
5.25
May 14, 2016
2015
1,580
4.66
Feb 9, 2015
2014
852
4.00
Apr 19, 2014
2013
1,670
4.88
Dec 2, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1960 to Present)
1997
18,900
11.78*
Jan 24, 1970
1963
15,100
10.52*
Jan 31, 1963
2017
11,700
9.98
Jan 8, 2017
2006
10,300
9.09*
Dec 31, 2005
1986 9,520 8.79* Mar 8, 1986
1965 9,100 8.65* Dec 23, 1964
* Measured stage converted. Crest calculated using shift-adjusted USGS Rating Number 19.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ072)
Tonight: Snow showers. Snow accumulation of 3 to 9 inches with 5 to 11 inches above 7000 feet. Lows 13 to 23. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Ridge gusts up to 85 mph.

Saturday: Snow. Snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches with 4 to 10 inches above 7000 feet. Highs 24 to 29. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Ridge gusts up to 80 mph decreasing to 60 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Snow likely. Snow accumulation of 1 to 5 inches with 2 to 6 inches above 7000 feet. Lows 9 to 19. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Ridge gusts up to 55 mph in the evening.

Sunday: Snow likely in the morning, then snow in the afternoon. Highs 22 to 27. Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the north in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows 4 to 14. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Washingtons Birthday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 23 to 28.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming clear. Lows 1 below to 9 above zero.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 26 to 31.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 7 to 17.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs 25 to 30.

Wednesday Night: Snow likely. Lows 8 to 18.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs 21 to 26. Lows 5 to 15.

Friday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 25 to 30.
Impacts - E19 Information
8.0 FeetMonitor Stage. No flooding from Monitor Creek to Bryant Creek, river near bankfull and may require precautionary measures to move resources away from the river. Additional impacts to recreational river users.
9.0 FeetFlood Stage. Minor flooding from Monitor Creek to Bryant Creek including impacts to river campgrounds and possible impacts to highway due to bank erosion. Similar to 1/8/2017, 2/10/2017, and 12/31/2005.
10.0 FeetModerate flooding impacting Carson River Resort campground, and potential for significant bank erosion causing road damage along Highways 89 and 4.
11.0 FeetMajor impact to transportation including Highways 89 and 4. Communication, water and power systems may be impacted. Significant inundation of low lying rangelands.
12.0 FeetRecord flooding. Major impacts to transportation, communication, power and water systems. In excess of January 1997 event.
Product Disclaimer

This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS Reno 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.