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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: May 25 2019 at 8:57 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 26 2019 at 9:00 AM PDT
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: Cloudy. Scattered rain showers in the evening, then numerous rain showers overnight. Snow level 4500 to 5000 feet. Lows 37 to 47.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the morning. Snow level 5000 feet in the morning. Highs 55 to 70.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 41 to 51.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy. Highs 57 to 72.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 41 to 51.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 60 to 75.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 43 to 53.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 67 to 82.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 55.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs 68 to 83.

Thursday Night through Saturday: Partly cloudy. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 68 to 83.
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.