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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 26 2015 at 1:53 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 27 2015 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)
Tonight: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Not as cool. Lows 46 to 51. Light winds in the evening becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 55 to 60. South winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Colder. Lows 37 to 43. Light winds.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 55 to 60. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 44 to 49. Light winds.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 55 to 60.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50.

Friday and Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 55 to 60. Lows 41 to 50.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 55 to 60.

Saturday Night through Monday: Partly cloudy. Lows 39 to 45. Highs 54 to 60.
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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