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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: May 25 2019 at 9:07 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 26 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
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)
Today: Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 6500 to 7000 feet. Snow accumulation up to 4 inches. Highs 39 to 49. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Ridge gusts up to 60 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight. Snow level 6500 feet. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch with 1 to 3 inches above 7000 feet. Lows 29 to 39. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet rising to 8500 feet. Highs 46 to 56. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Snow level 9000 feet. Lows 29 to 39. West winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 9000 to 9500 feet. Highs 54 to 64. Light winds becoming north around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 30 to 40.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 57 to 67.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 31 to 41.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 57 to 67. Lows 31 to 41.

Friday and Friday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs 60 to 70. Lows 31 to 41.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 62 to 72.
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.