National Weather Service California Nevada River Forecast Center Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service

 | 

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

Observed Data Credit
Gage owner logo

Raw streamflow data is provided by the US Geological Survey (USGS).
View USGS Data for this station location.

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.
Location Photographs
ESRI™ Locator Map
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ072)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Highs 39 to 44. South winds around 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45 mph in the afternoon. Ridge gusts up to 50 mph increasing to 80 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Heavy snow and rain in the evening, then heavy snow, rain and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Snow level 6500 feet lowering to lake level. Snow accumulation of 2 to 6 inches with 12 to 20 inches above 7000 feet. Lows 22 to 27. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Ridge gusts up to 105 mph.

Sunday: Heavy snow showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then heavy snow showers in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 4 to 10 inches with 7 to 13 inches above 7000 feet. Highs 29 to 34. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Ridge gusts up to 80 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 7 to 17. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Ridge gusts up to 50 mph in the evening.

Monday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 29 to 34. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Ridge gusts up to 60 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 11 to 21.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 38 to 43. Lows 16 to 26.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Clear. Lows 13 to 23. Highs 39 to 44.

Thursday Night and Friday: Partly cloudy. Lows 14 to 24. Highs 41 to 46.
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.
Product Disclaimer

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.