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EEL RIVER - SCOTIA (SCOC1)
Latitude: 40.49º NLongitude: 124.1º WElevation: 36 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: North CoastRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Jun 16 2024 at 7:35 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jun 17 2024 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 45.0 FeetFlood Stage: 51.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2023
165,000
40.89
Mar 15, 2023
2022
68,900
27.64
Oct 25, 2021
2021
30,100
19.80
Feb 2, 2021
2020
50,200
24.17
Jan 26, 2020
2019
272,000
50.99
Feb 27, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1916 to Present)* - Ranked by Flow
1965
752,000
72.00
Dec 23, 1964
1956
541,000
61.90
Dec 22, 1955
1974
387,000
52.31
Jan 16, 1974
1995 368,000 51.30 Jan 9, 1995
1986 364,000 51.08 Feb 17, 1986
1997 360,000 54.97 Jan 1, 1997
* Most recent continuous record back to Oct 1916 with segmented periods back to Dec 1910
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Impacts - E19 Information
46.0 FeetMinor flooding is possible in the northern portion of the River's Edge RV Park in Rio Dell. Occupants of the park need to be ready to move their vehicles to higher ground.
48.0 FeetFlooding of the River's Edge RV Park in Rio Dell is expected. Occupants of the park may need to move their vehicles to higher ground.
50.0 FeetFlooding of the River's Edge RV Park in Rio Dell is likely. Occupants of the park will need to move their vehicles to higher ground.
52.0 FeetMinor flooding in the Shively area is possible.
55.0 FeetFlooding of low-lying areas near Shively likely, and possible closure of portions of the Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254).
62.0 FeetFlooding of many low-lying areas near the river is likely. Numerous closures along the Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254).
67.0 FeetExpect significant flooding in all areas near the river with numerous road closures, including the Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254).
72.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding of all areas adjacent to the river with possible damage to roads, bridges, and other structures. Expect many road closures including the Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254) and possibly US Highway 101.
74.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding throughout the river valley with major damage to roads, bridges, and structures. Numerous road closures including the Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254) and US Highway 101.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ103)
Tonight: Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy overnight then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 39 to 49. North wind up to 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 58 to 68. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 50. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 59 to 69. North wind around 15 mph.

Tuesday Night and juneteenth: Partly cloudy. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 59 to 72. North wind up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night through Friday: Mostly cloudy. Lows 43 to 53. Highs 60 to 74.

Friday Night through Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 61 to 75.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 60 to 70.
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.