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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: Sep 17 2021 at 7:34 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 18 2021 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
2020*
1,490
7.07
May 18, 2020
2019*
6,670
12.38
Feb 14, 2019
2018*
6,020
11.73
Apr 8, 2018
2017*
14,500
16.99
Jan 9, 2017
2016*
2,570
8.74
Jan 30, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Discontinuous 1965 - Present) - Ranked by Flow
1997*
19,100
19.64
Jan 3, 1997
1986*
16,800
15.11**
Feb 19, 1986
2006*
14,800
16.89
Dec 31, 2005
2017*
14,500
16.99
Jan 9, 2017
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** Prior to September 1986, gage was located 0.5 mile downstream at a different datum.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (NVZ003)
Today: Sunny. Haze through the day. Areas of smoke in the afternoon. Highs 83 to 88. Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 48 to 58. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 76 to 81. South winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 30 mph increasing to southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows 47 to 57. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45 mph decreasing to around 10 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon. Highs 67 to 72. Southwest winds around 10 mph increasing to west 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Clear. Areas of blowing dust in the evening. Lows 38 to 48.

Monday and Monday Night: Clear. Highs 69 to 74. Lows 40 to 50.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 79 to 84.

Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 82 to 87.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 77 to 82.
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.