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EEL RIVER - FORT SEWARD (FTSC1)
Latitude: 40.22º NLongitude: 123.63º WElevation: 217 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Nov 24 2017 at 7:57 AM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 25 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 55.0 FeetFlood Stage: N/A
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
115,000
35.93
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
113,000
35.60
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
60,900
27.06
Mar 29, 2014
2013*
160,000
42.63
Dec 2, 2012
2012*
60,700
27.02
Mar 28, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1955 to Present)
1965*
561,000
82.60
Dec 22, 1964
1956*
376,000
72.50
Dec 22, 1955
1986*
306,000
59.27
Feb 17, 1986
1995*
287,000
57.34
Jan 09, 1995
1974*
281,000
56.75
Jan 16, 1974
1997*
240,000
52.86
Jan 01, 1997
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Lows 41 to 51.

Saturday: Cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Breezy. Highs 59 to 69. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening, then rain overnight. Breezy. Lows 45 to 55. South wind 20 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.

Sunday: Breezy, rain. Highs 49 to 59. South wind 20 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.

Sunday Night: Rain showers. Snow level 4500 to 5000 feet. Lows 35 to 45.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers. Snow level 4000 to 4500 feet. Highs 43 to 56.

Monday Night through Friday: Partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 45 to 60.
Impacts - E19 Information
78.0 FeetMinor flooding possible in low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence.
82.0 FeetFlooding probable in low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence.
83.0 FeetConsiderable flooding of low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence. This forecast exceeds record river levels.
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 Eureka 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.