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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
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
2016*
1,890
5.25
May 14, 2016
 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)
Today: Sunny. Highs 65 to 75. Light winds.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 40 to 50. Light winds.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 71 to 81. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 42 to 52. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs 66 to 76. Southwest winds around 10 mph increasing to west 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Ridge gusts up to 50 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming clear. Lows 31 to 41.

Friday and Friday Night: Clear. Highs 57 to 67. Lows 32 to 42.

Saturday through Monday: Clear. Highs 68 to 78. Lows 38 to 48.
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.