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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 18 2021 at 8:08 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 19 2021 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
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
2016*
115,000
35.93
Jan 18, 2016
 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)
Today: Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy early in the afternoon then becoming sunny. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Highs 60 to 75.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows 33 to 43.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 52 to 67. Northwest wind around 20 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 31 to 41. Northwest wind around 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 49 to 64. Northwest wind around 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 33 to 43.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 56 to 71.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 36 to 46.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 60 to 75.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 61 to 76.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 50.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 80.
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.