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SOUTH FORK EEL RIVER - MIRANDA (MRNC1)
Latitude: 40.18º NLongitude: 123.78º WElevation: 263 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: North CoastRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Apr 17 2024 at 8:10 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 18 2024 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 27.0 FeetFlood Stage: 33.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2022
19,900
18.07
Oct 24, 2021
2021
10,000
14.14
Jan 13, 2021
2020
11,700
14.93
Jan 26, 2020
2019
60,600
29.99
Feb 27, 2019
2018
25,000
19.78
Apr 7, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1939 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1965
199,000
46.00
Dec 22, 1964
1956
173,000
42.70
Dec 22, 1955
1986
123,000
38.29
Feb 17, 1986
1982
123,000
34.79
Dec 19, 1981
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Impacts - E19 Information
27.0 FeetFlooding of portions of Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254) is possible near Sylvandale.
30.0 FeetFlooding of portions of the Avenue of the Giants may occur, especially in the vicinity of Sylvandale and the Myers Flat and Redwood Giants trailer parks.
33.0 FeetFlooding of portions of the Avenue of the Giants is likely in the vicinity of Sylvandale and the Myers Flat and Redwood Giants trailer parks. Flooding is also possible near Weott.
35.0 FeetConsiderable flooding of portions of the Avenue of the Giants in the vicinity of Sylvandale, Myers Flat, and Weott is likely. Expect closure of Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254) in numerous locations.
38.0 FeetConsiderable flooding of portions of the Avenue of Giants (Highway 254) in the vicinity of Sylvandale, Myers Flat, and Weott with numerous road closures expected. Minor flooding will begin along Phillipsville Road and adjacent low-lying areas.
42.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding of many portions of the Avenue of the Giants, especially areas in the vicinity of Sylvandale, Myers Flat, Weott, and Phillipsville. Expect numerous road closures in these areas.
45.0 FeetSevere flooding of many communities and roads along the river can be expected. Numerous road closures are likely, possibly including US Highway 101 and Highway 254 (Avenue of the Giants). All persons in the vicnity of the river should take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
47.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding of all areas along the river. Severe damage to roads, bridges, and structures can be expected. US Highway 101 and Highway 254 (Avenue of the Giants) will likely be closed. All persons in the vicnity of the river should take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 79.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Lows 43 to 53.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 65 to 80.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 50.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 73.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Partly cloudy. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 60 to 75.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 50.

Monday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 63 to 78.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 63 to 78.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 51 to 66.
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.