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TRUCKEE RIVER - WADSWORTH (WADN2)
Latitude: 39.63º NLongitude: 119.28º WElevation: 4070 Feet
Location: Washoe County in NevadaRiver Group: Eastern Sierra
Issuance Time: May 25 2019 at 9:07 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 26 2019 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 13.0 FeetFlood Stage: 15.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017
14,500
16.99
Jan 9, 2017
2016
2,570
8.74
Jan 30, 2016
2015
1,790
7.82
Feb 9, 2015
2014
1,140
6.90
Feb 10, 2014
2013
3,650
9.56
Dec 3, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Discontinuous 1965 - Present)
1997
19,100
19.64
Jan 3, 1997
2017
14,500
16.99
Jan 9, 2017
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (NVZ003)
Today: Showers in the morning, then showers likely with possible snow showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Highs 53 to 58. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches. Lows 39 to 44. 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. Highs 59 to 64. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 37 to 47. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 64 to 69. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 40 to 50.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 68 to 73.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 42 to 52.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 69 to 74. Lows 42 to 52.

Friday and Friday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs 71 to 76. Lows 43 to 53.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 73 to 78.
Impacts - E19 Information
13.0 FeetMonitor stage. Very high flow, but no flooding between between Derby Dam and Nixon, river is near bank full in some areas.
15.0 FeetFlood stage. Minor flooding of agricultural lands along the river.
17.0 FeetSignificant flooding of agricultural lands and some rural roads along the river. Water approaching some low lying homes near Wadsworth and Nixon. Access to several homes may be limited or closed. Similar to 1/9/2017 and 12/31/2005 peaks.
19.0 FeetMajor flooding of agricultural lands and rural roads between Derby Dam and Nixon, including some structures in Wadsworth and Nixon. These areas include but not limited to Consetoga Ave, Quail Ave, and West Truckee River Ranch Road.
20.0 FeetNear record flooding. Extensive flooding of agricultural areas, roads, homes and infrastructure between Derby Dam and Nixon. Numerous homes impacted near Wadsworth. Slightly in excess of January 1997 peak.
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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.