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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: Oct 15 2019 at 7:48 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 16 2019 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2018*
7,010
8.51
Apr 7, 2018
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
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1960 to Present)
1997*
18,900
11.78
Jan 24, 1970
1963*
15,100
8.21**
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 7.20** Dec 23, 1964
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** Prior to October 1967, datum change with a difference of -2.0 ft must be applied to all data before date to convert to current datum.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ072)
Today: Sunny, haze. Highs 63 to 73. Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, haze. Lows 29 to 39. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 62 to 67. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 42. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Ridge gusts up to 55 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 to 7500 feet. Highs 50 to 55. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Ridge gusts up to 50 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming clear. Lows 24 to 34.

Friday and Friday Night: Clear. Highs 50 to 60. Lows 28 to 33.

Saturday: Breezy. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 48 to 58.

Saturday Night: Breezy. Partly cloudy. Lows 27 to 32.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Clear. Highs 51 to 61. Lows 25 to 35.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 56 to 66.
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.