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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 29 2020 at 8:39 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 30 2020 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
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
2015*
1,580
4.66
Feb 9, 2015
 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)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 41 to 51. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Ridge gusts up to 50 mph.

Saturday: Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 10000 feet lowering to 8500 feet. Highs 52 to 62. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Ridge gusts up to 70 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms, isolated showers in the evening. Snow level 8500 to 9000 feet. Lows 34 to 44. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the evening becoming light. Ridge gusts up to 80 mph decreasing to 60 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs 61 to 71. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Lows 40 to 50. Southwest winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 57 to 67.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 39 to 49.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 62 to 72. Lows 41 to 51.

Wednesday through Thursday: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 65 to 75. Lows 41 to 51.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 50.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 60 to 70.
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.