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SOUTH FORK EEL RIVER - MIRANDA (MRNC1)
Latitude: 40.18º NLongitude: 123.78º WElevation: 263 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Apr 17 2014 at 7:40 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 18 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 27.0 FeetFlood Stage: 33.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2012
35,000
22.28
Jan 21, 2012
2011
29,700
21.17
Dec 29, 2010
2010
24,700
19.42
Jan 26, 2010
2009
16,100
16.11
May 05, 2009
2008
39,800
22.45
Jan 04, 2008
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1939 to Present)
1965
199,000
46.00
Dec 22, 1964
1956
173,000
42.70
Dec 22, 1955
1986
123,000
38.29
Feb 17, 1986
1982
123,000
34.79
Dec 19, 1981
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ003)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Isolated showers until late tonight. Lows 35 to 45.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs 63 to 73.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 36 to 46.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs 57 to 67.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 35 to 45.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 61 to 71.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 47.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs 58 to 68.

Monday Night: Showers likely. Lows 35 to 45.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 46 to 56. Lows 34 to 44.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 51 to 61.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 33 to 43.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Highs 55 to 65.
Impacts - E19 Information
30.0 FeetFlooding of portions of the Avenue of the Giants may occur, especially in the vicinity of Sylvandale and the Myers Flat and Redwood Giants trailer parks.
33.0 FeetFlooding of portions of the Avenue of the Giants is likely in the vicinity of Sylvandale and the Myers Flat and Redwood Giants trailer parks. Flooding is also possible near Weott.
35.0 FeetConsiderable flooding of portions of the Avenue of the Giants in the vicinity of Sylvandale, Myers Flat, and Weott is likely. Expect closure of Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254) in numerous locations.
38.0 FeetConsiderable flooding of portions of the Avenue of Giants (Highway 254) in the vicinity of Sylvandale, Myers Flat, and Weott with numerous road closures expected. Minor flooding will begin along Phillipsville Road and adjacent low-lying areas.
42.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding of many portions of the Avenue of the Giants, especially areas in the vicinity of Sylvandale, Myers Flat, Weott, and Phillipsville. Expect numerous road closures in these areas.
45.0 FeetSevere flooding of many communities and roads along the river can be expected. Numerous road closures are likely, possibly including US Highway 101 and Highway 254 (Avenue of the Giants). All persons in the vicnity of the river should take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
47.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding of all areas along the river. Severe damage to roads, bridges, and structures can be expected. US Highway 101 and Highway 254 (Avenue of the Giants) will likely be closed. All persons in the vicnity of the river should take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
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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 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.

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