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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: Dec 11 2018 at 12:21 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 12 2018 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: Rain in the evening, then chance of rain showers overnight. Lows 33 to 43.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Highs 50 to 61.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy valley fog overnight. Lows 33 to 43.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Patchy valley fog. Highs 53 to 63.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 47. South wind around 20 mph.

Friday: Rain and snow. Snow level 5000 to 5500 feet. Highs 45 to 57. South wind around 20 mph.

Friday Night: Rain showers likely. Lows 33 to 43.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 47 to 58.

Saturday Night: Rain likely. Lows 40 to 50.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Rain. Highs 45 to 56. Lows 38 to 48.

Monday: Rain showers likely. Highs 46 to 57.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Rain likely. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 46 to 59.
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.