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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: Nov 28 2022 at 1:34 PM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 29 2022 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
2021*
17,000
18.07
Feb 2, 2021
2020*
32,000
22.62
Jan 26, 2020
2019*
187,000
47.75
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
68,900
30.69
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
171,000
45.84
Jan 10, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1955 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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: Partly cloudy. Lows 24 to 34.

Tuesday: Sunny. Widespread frost and patchy valley fog in the morning. Highs 40 to 53.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 29 to 39.

Wednesday: Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Snow level 3000 feet rising to 4500 feet in the afternoon. Highs 39 to 54. Southeast wind around 20 mph with gusts at higher elevations to around 35 mph.

Wednesday Night: Rain and snow. Snow level 4000 feet falling to 1500 feet overnight. Lows 29 to 39. South wind around 20 mph with gusts at higher elevations to around 35 mph.

Thursday: Rain and snow. Snow level 2000 feet. Highs 34 to 49.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows 25 to 35.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 37 to 52.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely. Lows 29 to 39.

Saturday: Rain and snow. Highs 36 to 51.

Saturday Night: Rain and snow likely. Lows 29 to 39.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 37 to 52.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows 25 to 35.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs 39 to 54.
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.