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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: Feb 20 2019 at 2:36 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 21 2019 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
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
2013
1,670
4.88
Dec 2, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1960 to Present)
1997
18,900
11.78*
Jan 24, 1970
1963
15,100
10.52*
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 8.65* Dec 23, 1964
* Measured stage converted. Crest calculated using shift-adjusted USGS Rating Number 19.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ072)
Tonight: Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Lows 4 to 9. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Highs 23 to 28. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows 5 below to 5 above zero. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs 28 to 33. East winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 7 to 17. Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs 32 to 37.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows 15 to 25.

Sunday through Wednesday: Breezy. Snow likely. Highs 34 to 44. Lows 19 to 29.
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.