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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: Jul 19 2019 at 8:00 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jul 20 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
2018
6,020
11.73
Apr 8, 2018
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
 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: Sunny. Highs 92 to 97. Light winds becoming north around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 57 to 67. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 96 to 101. Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 59 to 69. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs 96 to 101. Light winds becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 59 to 69.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 94 to 99.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Breezy. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 95 to 100.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Partly cloudy. Lows 58 to 68. Highs 94 to 99.

Thursday Night and Friday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 58 to 68. Highs 94 to 99.
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.