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TRUCKEE RIVER - WADSWORTH (WADN2)
Latitude: 39.63º NLongitude: 119.28º WElevation: 4070 Feet
Location: Washoe County in NevadaBulletin Group: Eastern SierraRiver 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
2023*
5,640
11.40
Dec 31, 2022
2022*
5,380
11.14
Oct 25, 2021
2021*
487
5.18
Jun 4, 2021
2020*
1,490
7.07
May 18, 2020
2019*
6,670
12.38
Feb 14, 2019
 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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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (NVZ003)
Today: Partly cloudy. Highs 67 to 72. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 50. Northeast winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 68 to 73. Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 47. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 69 to 74. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 37 to 47.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Clear. Highs 76 to 81. Lows 44 to 54.

Memorial Day through Tuesday: Clear. Highs 83 to 88. Lows 46 to 56.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then clear after midnight. Lows 46 to 56.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 81 to 86.
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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.