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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 15 2017 at 1:00 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 16 2017 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
2016*
1,644
62.74
Jan 20, 2016
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
 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: Partly cloudy. Haze in the evening. Lows 34 to 42. Light winds in the evening becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny. Areas of blowing dust. Breezy. Highs 56 to 61. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Colder. Lows 28 to 36. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning. Highs 55 to 60. Light winds.

Sunday Night: Clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows 29 to 39. Light winds.

Monday through Tuesday: Mostly clear. Patchy frost in the morning. Patchy frost. Highs 61 to 68. Lows 29 to 39.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 45.

Wednesday: Sunny. Areas of blowing dust. Highs 56 to 61.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Clear. Widespread frost. Lows 26 to 32. Highs 55 to 61.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Areas of frost. Lows 26 to 34. Highs 55 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.