Truckee River Flood Map Series

This static flood frequency map series was produced by TRFMA to assist emergency management agencies with planning and response during Truckee River flood events.

Static flood frequency map series produced by TRFMA to assist emergency management agencies with planning and response during Truckee River flood events

Max discharge is 7,500 cfs at the Reno Gage. A flood of this size or greater has a 10% chance (or 1 in 10 chance) of occurring in any given year.

Max discharge is 9,150 cfs at the Reno Gage. A flood of this size or greater has a 5% chance (or 1 in 20 chance) of occurring in any given year.

Max discharge is 13,700 cfs at the Reno Gage. A flood of this size or greater has a 2% chance (or 1 in 50 chance) of occurring in any given year.

Max discharge is 17,300 cfs at the Reno Gage. A flood of this size or greater has a 1.33% chance (or 1 in 75 chance) of occurring in any given year.

Max discharge is 20,700 cfs at the Reno Gage. A flood of this size or greater has a 1% chance (or 1 in 100 chance) of occurring in any given year.

Max discharge is 23,000 cfs at the Reno Gage. This was the 1997 Flood (flood of record). A flood of this size or greater has a 0.85% chance (or 1 in 117 chance) of occurring in any given year.

Max discharge is 26,900 cfs at the Reno Gage. A flood of this size or greater has a 0.67% chance (or 1 in 150 chance) of occurring in any given year.

Max discharge is 35,800 cfs at the Reno Gage. A flood of this size or greater has a 0.5% chance (or 1 in 200 chance) of occurring in any given year.

Max discharge is 63,500 cfs at the Reno Gage. A flood of this size or greater has a 0.2% chance (or 1 in 500 chance) of occurring in any given year.

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