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EEL RIVER - SCOTIA (SCOC1)
Latitude: 40.49º NLongitude: 124.1º WElevation: 36 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Feb 13 2016 at 9:37 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 14 2016 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 45.0 FeetFlood Stage: 51.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2014
79,500
29.46
Mar 29, 2014
2013
202,000
44.41
Dec 2, 2012
2012
98,000
32.34
Mar 28, 2012
2011
119,000
34.42
Dec 29, 2010
2010
94,400
31.09
Jan 26, 2010
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1916 to Present)*
1965
752,000
72.0
Dec 23, 1964
1956
541,000
61.90
Dec 22, 1955
1974
387,000
52.31
Jan 16, 1974
1995 368,000 51.30 Jan 9, 1995
1986 364,000 51.08 Feb 17, 1986
1997 360,000 54.97 Jan 1, 1997
* Most recent continuous record back to Oct 1916 with segmented periods back to Dec 1910
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ001)
Today: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 51 to 61. Northwest wind up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. North of orick and slight chance of rain in the evening and then chance of rain overnight. South of orick and Slight chance of rain overnight. Lows 42 to 52. North wind around 10 mph shifting to the east overnight.

Sunday: Cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 56 to 66. East wind around 5 mph shifting to the north in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 43 to 53. North wind around 10 mph.

Washingtons Birthday: Partly cloudy. Highs 60 to 70. North wind around 10 mph.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 59 to 69.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 45 to 55.

Wednesday: Cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 54 to 64.

Wednesday Night: Rain likely. Lows 41 to 51.

Thursday through Friday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 51 to 61. Lows 42 to 52.
Impacts - E19 Information
52.0 FeetMinor flooding in the Shively area is possible.
55.0 FeetFlooding of low-lying areas near Shively likely, and possible closure of portions of the Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254).
62.0 FeetFlooding of many low-lying areas near the river is likely. Numerous closures along the Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254).
67.0 FeetExpect significant flooding in all areas near the river with numerous road closures, including the Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254).
72.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding of all areas adjacent to the river with possible damage to roads, bridges, and other structures. Expect many road closures including the Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254) and possibly US Highway 101.
74.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding throughout the river valley with major damage to roads, bridges, and structures. Numerous road closures including the Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254) and US Highway 101.
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.