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EEL RIVER - FORT SEWARD (FTSC1)
Latitude: 40.22º NLongitude: 123.63º WElevation: 217 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Feb 20 2019 at 2:32 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 21 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 55.0 FeetFlood Stage: N/A
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
171,000
45.84
Jan 10, 2017
2016*
115,000
35.93
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
113,000
35.60
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
60,900
27.06
Mar 29, 2014
2013*
160,000
42.63
Dec 2, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1955 to Present)
1965*
561,000
82.60
Dec 22, 1964
1956*
376,000
72.50
Dec 22, 1955
1986*
306,000
59.27
Feb 17, 1986
1995*
287,000
57.34
Jan 09, 1995
1974*
281,000
56.75
Jan 16, 1974
1997*
240,000
52.86
Jan 01, 1997
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers likely in the evening, then slight chance of rain showers and snow showers overnight. Snow level 1500 to 2000 feet. Snow accumulations up to 2 inches. Lows 24 to 34.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 39 to 53.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog overnight. Lows 21 to 31.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs 42 to 55.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Snow level 2000 to 2500 feet. Lows 28 to 38.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely. Snow level 2500 feet rising to 3500 feet in the afternoon. Highs 40 to 51.

Saturday Night: Rain and snow likely. Lows 32 to 42.

Sunday: Rain and snow. Highs 39 to 51.

Sunday Night: Rain and snow. Lows 31 to 41.

Monday and Monday Night: Rain. Highs 41 to 53. Lows 32 to 42.

Tuesday: Rain. Highs 42 to 54.

Tuesday Night: Rain likely. Lows 35 to 45.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 45 to 56.
Impacts - E19 Information
78.0 FeetMinor flooding possible in low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence.
82.0 FeetFlooding probable in low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence.
83.0 FeetConsiderable flooding of low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence. This forecast exceeds record river levels.
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 Eureka 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.