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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
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
2018*
7,010
8.51
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
11,700
9.98
Jan 8, 2017
2016*
1,890
5.25
May 14, 2016
2015*
1,580
4.66
Feb 9, 2015
2014*
852
4.00
Apr 19, 2014
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1960 to Present)
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: Mostly cloudy. Highs 52 to 62. Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph with gusts up to 35 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 29 to 39. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the evening. Ridge gusts up to 55 mph increasing to 70 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs 44 to 54. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph. Ridge gusts up to 80 mph.

Saturday Night: Snow showers likely. Lows 18 to 28. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 40 mph. Ridge gusts up to 85 mph decreasing to 50 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Snow showers likely. Highs 26 to 31. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the afternoon. Ridge gusts up to 50 mph.

Sunday Night: Brisk. Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows 13 to 23.

Monday and Monday Night: Breezy, clear. Highs 36 to 46. Lows 19 to 29.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Clear. Highs 47 to 57. Lows 22 to 32.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 46 to 56. Lows 23 to 33.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 48 to 58.
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.