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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
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
Location Photographs
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ090)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Patchy dense fog after midnight. Lows 46 to 53. Light winds.

Wednesday: Sunny. Patchy dense fog in the morning. Haze through the day. Highs 73 to 79. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 48 to 55. Light winds.

Thanksgiving Day: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Haze through the day. Highs 74 to 79. Light winds.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 47 to 53. Light winds.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Haze through the day. Highs 72 to 77.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 47 to 53.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Haze through the day. Highs 73 to 78.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 47 to 53.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Highs 68 to 73. Lows 45 to 53.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs 63 to 68.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 43 to 48.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 63 to 68.
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.