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MERCED RIVER - STEVINSON (STVC1)
Latitude: 37.37º NLongitude: 120.93º WElevation: 82 Feet
Location: Merced County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Jan 21 2017 at 10:17 AM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 22 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 67.0 FeetFlood Stage: 71.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
1,022
61.00
Oct 29, 2014
2014*
706
59.89
Oct 27, 2013
2013*
1,460
61.37
Dec 25, 2012
2012*
1,401
61.35
Nov 01, 2011
2011*
6,507
70.51
Mar 21, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - 1944 to Present)
1950*
13,600
73.81
Dec 05, 1950
1984
7,420
70.10
Mar 14, 1984
1969*
7,190
70.00
Jan 25, 1969
1967*
6,510
69.40
Jul 04, 1967
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Incomplete records
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ090)
Today: Rain and breezy. Highs 53 to 58. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph.

Tonight: Rain in the evening and then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 41 to 46. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Monday: Slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely in the morning and then chance of showers in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Highs 50 to 55. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 35 to 40. Light winds in the evening becoming east up to 10 mph after midnight.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs 51 to 56. Northeast winds up to 10 mph in the morning shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 33 to 38. Highs 51 to 56.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly clear. Areas of dense fog. Lows 35 to 40. Highs 51 to 57.

Thursday Night: Clear. Areas of dense fog. Lows 36 to 41.

Friday: Sunny. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Highs 52 to 57.

Friday Night and Saturday: Clear. Lows 37 to 42. Highs 52 to 58.
Impacts - E19 Information
71.0 FeetFlood stage.
73.8 FeetFlood of record (12/05/1950 - 13,600 cfs).
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 San Joaquin Valley-Hanford 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.