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TRUCKEE RIVER - WADSWORTH (WADN2)
Latitude: 39.63º NLongitude: 119.28º WElevation: 4070 Feet
Location: Washoe County in NevadaRiver Group: Eastern Sierra
Monitor Stage: 13.0 FeetFlood Stage: 15.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2021*
487
5.18
Jun 4, 2021
2020*
1,490
7.07
May 18, 2020
2019*
6,670
12.38
Feb 14, 2019
2018*
6,020
11.73
Apr 8, 2018
2017*
14,500
16.99
Jan 9, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Discontinuous 1965 - Present) - Ranked by Flow
1997*
19,100
19.64
Jan 3, 1997
1986*
16,800
15.11**
Feb 19, 1986
2006*
14,800
16.89
Dec 31, 2005
2017*
14,500
16.99
Jan 9, 2017
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** Prior to September 1986, gage was located 0.5 mile downstream at a different datum.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (NVZ003)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Highs 44 to 49. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Scattered showers in the evening, then rain and snow after midnight. Snow level 6000 feet. Snow accumulation of 1 to 4 inches. Lows 30 to 35. South winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 45 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches. Highs 39 to 44. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 18 to 28. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the evening.

Monday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 36 to 41. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 16 to 26.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 42 to 47. Lows 20 to 30.

Wednesday through Thursday: Clear. Highs 46 to 51. Lows 17 to 27.

Thursday Night and Friday: Partly cloudy. Lows 23 to 28. Highs 45 to 50.
Impacts - E19 Information
13.0 FeetMonitor stage. Very high flow, but no flooding between between Derby Dam and Nixon, river is near bank full in some areas.
15.0 FeetFlood stage. Minor flooding of agricultural lands along the river.
17.0 FeetSignificant flooding of agricultural lands and some rural roads along the river. Water approaching some low lying homes near Wadsworth and Nixon. Access to several homes may be limited or closed. Similar to 1/9/2017 and 12/31/2005 peaks.
19.0 FeetMajor flooding of agricultural lands and rural roads between Derby Dam and Nixon, including some structures in Wadsworth and Nixon. These areas include but not limited to Consetoga Ave, Quail Ave, and West Truckee River Ranch Road.
20.0 FeetNear record flooding. Extensive flooding of agricultural areas, roads, homes and infrastructure between Derby Dam and Nixon. Numerous homes impacted near Wadsworth. Slightly in excess of January 1997 peak.
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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.