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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: Jul 06 2015 at 7:59 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jul 07 2015 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
2013
53,800
26.99
Dec 2, 2012
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
 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)
Today: Partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Slight chance of rain showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the afternoon. Highs 76 to 86. West wind around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. North of highway 299 and chance of thunderstorms. South of highway 299.

Chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms overnight: Patchy valley fog overnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the evening. Lows 53 to 63. Northwest wind around 10 mph in the evening.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. South of highway 299 and patchy valley fog in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall in the afternoon. Highs 76 to 86.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Patchy valley fog. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 53 to 63.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Patchy valley fog. Chance of thunderstorms. Highs 73 to 83.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Patchy valley fog. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 49 to 59.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Patchy valley fog. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 72 to 82.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 49 to 59.

Saturday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs 70 to 80.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 71 to 81.

Sunday Night and Monday: Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 73 to 83.
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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