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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
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
2023*
119,000
38.84
Dec 31, 2022
2022*
50,100
26.93
Oct 24, 2021
2021*
17,000
18.07
Feb 2, 2021
2020*
32,000
22.62
Jan 26, 2020
2019*
187,000
47.75
Feb 27, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1955 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Patchy valley fog overnight. Lows 53 to 63.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Highs 90 to 105.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog overnight. Lows 56 to 66.

Wednesday: Sunny. Patchy valley fog. Highs 84 to 99.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 62. Highs 84 to 99.

Thursday Night through Monday: Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 80 to 95.
Impacts - E19 Information
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.
80.0 FeetFlooding is probable in low lying areas north of the railroad tracks in alderpoint and fort seward, and around the dobbyns creek confluence.
78.0 FeetMinor flooding is possible in low lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward, and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence.
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.