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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: Jan 30 2023 at 1:20 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 31 2023 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: Clear. Lows 10 below to zero. East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Ridge gusts up to 80 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 31 to 36. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the morning. Ridge gusts up to 55 mph in the morning.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 11 to 21. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 40 to 45. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 14 to 24. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 39 to 44.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows 19 to 29.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Highs 33 to 38.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 14 to 24.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 38 to 43.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Snow likely. Lows 19 to 29. Highs 30 to 35.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows 13 to 23.

Monday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Highs 29 to 34.
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.