USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
094196781 Flamingo Wash At Nellis Boulevard Near Las Vegas, NV
LOCATION - Lat 36°08'35", long 115°03'53" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.08, T.21 S., R.62 E., Clark County, NV, Hydrologic Unit 15010015, on west side of concrete box culvert on Nellis Boulevard, and 0.25 mi South of Sahara Avenue.
DRAINAGE AREA - 215 mi².
- WDR NV-96-1: 1995.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Mar. 1988 to current year. Water year 1988-89 not published but are available in files of the U.S. Geological Survey. Computations of 1988 water year did not include daily base flow.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and recording tipping bucket rain gage. Elevation of gage is 1,730 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Sept.10, 2003, at site approximately 1 mi downstream, at datum 2 ft higher. Period Sept. 10, 2003 to Feb. 8, 2012, 160 ft upstream, at datum 1.0 ft higher. Period Feb. 8, 2012 to Jul. 8, 2012 at site 190 ft downstream, at same datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 5,600 ft³/s, Jul. 8, 1999, gage height, 15.43 ft, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; maximum gage height, 15.90 ft, Jun. 10, 1990; minimum daily, 1.3 ft³/s, Apr. 4, 2004.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 1.52 inches, Jun. 10, 1990 and Feb. 8, 1993.