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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: Oct 30 2014 at 8:11 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 31 2014 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
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. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Highs 72 to 77. Light winds in the morning becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 50 to 55. West winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening shifting to the southeast after midnight.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 63 to 68. Light winds in the morning becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 49. Light winds.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs 64 to 69. North winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly clear. Areas of fog. Lows 44 to 49. Highs 64 to 71.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows 45 to 50. Highs 66 to 75.

Tuesday Night through Thursday: Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 56. Highs 71 to 81.
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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