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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: Sep 30 2016 at 7:42 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 01 2016 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
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: Sunny. Highs 82 to 88. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear. Areas of blowing dust in the evening. Lows 50 to 55. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 75 to 80. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 47 to 52. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 70 to 75. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening and then slight chance of showers after midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Lows 47 to 52.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the morning. Highs 66 to 71.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Lows 47 to 52. Highs 66 to 76.

Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 56. Highs 72 to 82.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 82 to 87.
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.