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MERCED RIVER - STEVINSON (STVC1)
Latitude: 37.37º NLongitude: 120.93º WElevation: 82 Feet
Location: Merced County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Feb 23 2018 at 1:32 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 24 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 67.0 FeetFlood Stage: 71.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
1,644
62.74
Jan 20, 2016
2015*
1,022
61.00
Oct 29, 2014
2014*
706
59.89
Oct 27, 2013
2013*
1,460
61.37
Dec 25, 2012
2012*
1,401
61.35
Nov 01, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - 1944 to Present)
1950*
13,600
73.81
Dec 05, 1950
1984
7,420
70.10
Mar 14, 1984
1969*
7,190
70.00
Jan 25, 1969
1967*
6,510
69.40
Jul 04, 1967
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Incomplete records
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ090)
Today: Sunny. Highs 57 to 62. Light winds in the morning becoming west around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 35. Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs 59 to 64. Light winds.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows 32 to 38. Light winds.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 53 to 58. Light winds in the morning becoming west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 29 to 35.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Highs 55 to 60.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 35.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 59 to 64.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight. Chance of showers 50 percent. Lows 33 to 39.

Thursday through Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 58 to 65. Lows 33 to 41.
Impacts - E19 Information
65.0 FeetHagaman Park along Highway 165 begins to flood.
69.0 FeetThe playground area in Hagaman Park along Highway 165 is flooded.
70.5 FeetWater is up to the maintenance building in Hagaman Park.
73.81 FeetFlood of record (12/05/1950 - 13,600 cfs).
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 San Joaquin Valley-Hanford 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.