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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 05 2016 at 7:57 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 05 2016 at 3:00 PM 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: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 56 to 61. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 40. Light winds.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 58. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 37. Light winds.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 51 to 56. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows 36 to 42.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 56 to 61.

Thursday Night and Friday: Showers likely. Chance of showers 70 percent. Lows 43 to 49. Highs 56 to 63.

Friday Night and Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 42 to 48. Highs 57 to 63.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Lows 41 to 46. 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.