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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: May 03 2016 at 8:15 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 04 2016 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
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
2010*
1,576
61.64
Apr 28, 2010
 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)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Lows 55 to 60. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 77 to 85. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening and then slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows 51 to 56. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Highs 68 to 74. West winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Lows 50 to 55. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Highs 66 to 71. Lows 50 to 55.

Saturday and Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs 69 to 75. Lows 50 to 56.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs 74 to 79.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows 51 to 56.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs 80 to 85.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 58. Highs 80 to 88.
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.