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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: Dec 20 2014 at 9:01 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 21 2014 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
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
2009*
811
59.57
May 12, 2009
 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: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the morning and Then slight chance of sprinkles in the afternoon. Chance of showers 20 percent. Highs 56 to 61. East winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Patchy dense fog. Lows 43 to 49. Light winds.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Patchy dense fog in the morning. Highs 57 to 62. Light winds in the morning becoming west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy dense fog. Lows 48 to 53. West winds up to 10 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Patchy dense fog in the morning. Highs 56 to 61. West winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Patchy dense fog. Lows 47 to 53. Highs 56 to 61.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 41 to 47.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 58 to 63.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 43 to 48.

Christmas Day: Mostly cloudy. Highs 57 to 62.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Patchy dense fog. Lows 39 to 44. Highs 56 to 62.
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.

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