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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 19 2021 at 8:33 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 20 2021 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
2020*
1,520
5.01
Apr 29, 2020
2019*
3,450
6.51
Jun 6, 2019
2018*
7,010
8.51
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
11,700
9.98
Jan 8, 2017
2016*
1,890
5.25
May 14, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1960 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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 in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 48 to 58. Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain after midnight. Snow level 7000 feet lowering to lake level. Lows 27 to 37. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight. Ridge gusts up to 65 mph.

Wednesday: Snow and rain likely. Snow level 8000 feet rising to 9000 feet. Highs 46 to 56. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the morning. Ridge gusts up to 70 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Snow level 9000 feet. Lows 30 to 40. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Ridge gusts up to 50 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Snow level rising above 10000 feet. Highs 51 to 61. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Ridge gusts up to 50 mph.

Thursday Night: Cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 33 to 43.

Friday and Friday Night: Breezy. Rain and snow likely. Highs 46 to 56. Lows 28 to 38.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Highs 42 to 52.

Saturday Night: Rain and snow likely. Lows 29 to 39.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Breezy. Rain and heavy snow. Highs 42 to 52. Lows 26 to 36.

Monday: Breezy. Rain and heavy snow likely. Highs 37 to 47.
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.