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HUMBOLDT RIVER - BATTLE MOUNTAIN (HBMN2)
Latitude: 40.67º NLongitude: 116.93º WElevation: 4500 Feet
Location: Lander County in NevadaRiver Group: Humboldt
Issuance Time: Jan 26 2021 at 2:08 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 27 2021 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 8.5 FeetFlood Stage: 9.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019*
3,950
10.72
Jun 5, 2019
2018*
1,040
7.09
Jun 1, 2018
2017*
6,030
11.32
Feb 15, 2017
2016*
1,440
8.50
Jun 13, 2016
2015*
793
6.59
Jun 15, 2015
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Feb 1991 to Present)***
2006*
8,880
11.30
Apr 11, 2006
2017*
6,030
11.32
Feb 15, 2017
1952*
5,800****
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May 3, 1952
1980*
5,460
9.87
Jun 10, 1980
1962*
4,600
9.66
Feb 17, 1962
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Discharge estimated
 *** Most recent continuous record back to Feb 1991 with segmented periods back to May 1896
 **** Discharge is a maximum daily average
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (NVZ036)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Breezy. Chance of snow. Highs 35 to 45. South winds 15 to 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the evening, then slight chance of snow after midnight. Lows 22 to 29. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph and gusty.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow in the morning, then chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Snow level 5500 feet in the afternoon. Highs 41 to 51. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts around 35 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening. Chance of snow through the night. Snow level 5000 feet in the evening. Lows 25 to 31. South winds around 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the day. Highs 36 to 46. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

Friday Night and Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Lows 19 to 25. Highs 36 to 46.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 14 to 21.

Sunday through Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs 37 to 47. Lows 17 to 23.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in the evening, then chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows 21 to 27.

Tuesday: Partly sunny. Chance of snow showers. Highs 34 to 44.
Impacts - E19 Information
8.5 FeetSome very minor flooding at scattered locations in reach.
9.0 FeetLocalized minor flooding in reach.
9.5 FeetFlood Stage - Minor lowland flooding throughout reach. A few rural roads begin to flood.
10.0 FeetMinor to moderate lowland flooding throughout reach. Some rural roads near the river are flooded.
10.5 FeetModerate lowland flooding throughout reach. A number of rural roads impassable. No home or basements flooded. Livestock stranding and miring begins to be a problem.
11.0 FeetModerate to major lowland flooding throughout reach. Many rural roads flooded and some basements of homes near the river begin to flood in the Beowawe and Battle Mountain areas. Livestock stranding and mirning can be significant (similar to 05/1975 and 06/1995 floods).
11.5 FeetMajor lowland flooding through reach. Most rural roads near river under water. A few basements and yards of residences near river begin to flood. Lowest ranch homes north of river become inaccessible, some residents need to leave. Livestock stranding and miring significant if not moved to higher ground. Battle Mountain impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds.
12.0 FeetMajor flooding through reach. Most rural roads near river flood with significant transporation impacts. A few basements and yards near the river flood. Some river ranch homes north of river inaccessible and residents need to leave. Lifestock stranded and mired if not moved to higher ground. Battle Mountain impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds.
12.5 FeetExtensive flooding through reach. Most rural roads near river under water. Significant transportation impacts. Significant flooding of basements and yards of residences near river. Several ranch homes, especially north of river, become inaccessible and residents need to leave. Some ranch buildings near river flood. Battle Mountain most impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds.
13.0 FeetExtensive flooding through reach. Most rural roads and some rail sections near river under water. Major transportation impacts. Flooding of basements and yards of residences near river. Many ranch homes inaccessible. Some ranch buildings near river flood. Significant livestock loses possible. Battle Mountain most impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds. Some impacts south of railroad.
13.5 FeetExtensive flooding through reach. Most rural roads and some rail sections near river under water. Major transporation impacts. Major floodig of basements and yards of residences near river. Many ranch homes inaccessible. Many ranch buildings near river flood. Major livestock losses possible. Much of Battle Mountain northeast of railroad and some areas southeast have flooding.
14.0 FeetNear record flooding through reach. Most rural roads and some sections of rail near river under water. Portions of Interstate 80 may begin to flood. Major transportation impacts. Significant flooding of residences, businesses, and buildings near river with many more inaccessible. Much of Battle Mountain flooded, especially northeast of railroad. Major livestock losses possible.
14.5 FeetNear record to record flooding through reach. Most roads and some sections of rail, possibly some sections of Interstate 80 under water. Extensive transporation impacts. Major flooding of residences near river. Much of Battle Mountain flooded. Major livestock and crop losses possible (similar to 04/1984 flood).
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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 Elko 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.