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NAVARRO RIVER - NAVARRO (NVRC1)
Latitude: 39.17º NLongitude: 123.67º WElevation: 20 Feet
Location: Mendocino County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Russian Napa
Issuance Time: Dec 11 2018 at 12:23 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 12 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: N/A Flood Stage: 23.0 Feet

SPECIAL NOTE:There is significant concern about the accuracy of the stage-discharge rating curve for this location at very high stages. Peak stage forecasts may be as much as 5 feet too high.

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017
24,400
35.87
Jan 11, 2017
2016
13,400
24.67
Jan 18, 2016
2015
18,600
30.19
Dec 11, 2014
2014
4,550
14.10
Mar 29, 2014
2013
27,900
30.48
Dec 2, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1950 to Present)
1955
64,500
40.60
Dec 22, 1955
2006
62,000
39.81
Dec 31, 2005
1974
61,000
39.13
Jan 16, 1974
1965
52,100
38.64
Dec 22, 1964
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ112)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening, then slight chance of rain showers overnight. Lows 37 to 47.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Highs 54 to 64.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog overnight. Lows 34 to 44.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Patchy valley fog. Highs 56 to 66.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 38 to 48.

Friday: Cloudy, rain. Highs 51 to 61.

Friday Night and Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 51 to 61.

Saturday Night: Rain likely. Lows 42 to 52.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Rain. Highs 51 to 61. Lows 41 to 51.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 51 to 61.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 51 to 63.
Impacts - E19 Information
23.0 FeetFlooding of Highway 128 approximately 5 miles from Highway 1 is certain and the highway will be closed. Motorists should use alternate routes
30.0 FeetWater will flow over the south bank of the river approximately 1 mile east of Highway 1, and begin to flood property in this area including six homes. Expect closure of Highway 128. Motorists should use alternate routes.
34.0 FeetSignificant flooding over the south bank approximately 1 mile east of Highway 1, and damage to property including 6 homes is possible. Expect closure of Highway 128. Motorists should use alternative routes.
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.