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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: Sep 17 2021 at 7:34 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 18 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. Haze and areas of smoke. Highs 70 to 80. Light winds becoming west around 10 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 38 to 48. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Ridge gusts up to 55 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 61 to 71. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Ridge gusts up to 55 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Snow level 9500 feet. Lows 42 to 52. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Ridge gusts up to 60 mph increasing to 75 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Snow level lowering to 9500 feet. Highs 55 to 65. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph in the afternoon. Ridge gusts up to 80 mph decreasing to 65 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 28 to 38.

Monday and Monday Night: Clear. Highs 60 to 70. Lows 32 to 42.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 69 to 79.

Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 70 to 80.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 66 to 76.
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.
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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.