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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: Oct 01 2014 at 6:27 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 02 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
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
2009
64,300
25.95
Feb 24, 2009
 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
Location Photographs
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ001)
Today: Sunny. South of orick and patchy fog early in the morning. Highs 67 to 77 at the coast and 75 to 85 inland. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest around 5 mph late in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear. South of orick and patchy fog overnight. Lows 45 to 55 at the coast and 53 to 63 inland. North wind around 10 mph shifting to the east overnight.

Friday: Sunny. South of orick and patchy fog in the morning. Highs 69 to 79 at the coast and 77 to 87 inland. Southeast wind around 10 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows 47 to 57. North wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 66 to 76 at the coast and 75 to 85 inland. North wind around 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 47 to 57.

Sunday: Sunny. Patchy fog. Highs 65 to 75 at the coast and 75 to 85 inland.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 48 to 58.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Highs 63 to 73 at the coast and 73 to 83 inland.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 47 to 57.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Patchy fog. Highs 64 to 74.

Tuesday Night: Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 50 to 60.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Patchy fog. Highs 64 to 74.
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.

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Raw streamflow data is provided by the US Geological Survey (USGS).
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