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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
Issuance Time: Nov 28 2022 at 1:44 PM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 29 2022 at 9:00 AM PST
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
2021*
994
4.36
May 6, 2021
2020*
1,520
5.01
Apr 29, 2020
2019*
3,450
6.51
Jun 6, 2019
2018*
7,010
8.51
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
11,700
9.98
Jan 8, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1960 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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)
Tonight: Partly cloudy with a chance of snow in the evening, then clear after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows 6 to 16. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the evening becoming light. Ridge gusts up to 80 mph decreasing to 65 mph after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 36 to 41. Light winds. Ridge gusts up to 60 mph in the morning.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 14 to 24. Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 38 to 48. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Ridge gusts up to 50 mph increasing to 70 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of snow after midnight. Lows 19 to 29. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight. Ridge gusts up to 95 mph.

Thursday: Brisk. Heavy snow likely in the morning, then heavy snow in the afternoon. Highs 31 to 41.

Thursday Night: Heavy snow in the evening, then chance of snow after midnight. Lows 6 to 16.

Friday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow in the morning, then sunny in the afternoon. Highs 29 to 34.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 9 to 19.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs 31 to 41.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Heavy snow likely. Lows 14 to 24. Highs 27 to 32.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 4 to 14.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow in the morning, then sunny in the afternoon. Highs 29 to 39.
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.