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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: Jul 28 2015 at 7:36 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jul 29 2015 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)
Today: Sunny. Highs 101 to 106. East winds up to 10 mph in the morning shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 65 to 73. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 99 to 104. Light winds in the morning becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 69 to 77. West winds up to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 97 to 102. Light winds.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms in the evening and then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows 68 to 74.

Saturday through Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 95 to 101. Lows 65 to 74.
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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