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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
2021*
17,000
18.07
Feb 2, 2021
2020*
32,000
22.62
Jan 26, 2020
2019*
187,000
47.75
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
68,900
30.69
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
171,000
45.84
Jan 10, 2017
 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)
Today: Cloudy. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Breezy. Snow level 5000 feet in the afternoon. Highs 44 to 59. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph.

Tonight: Rain in the evening, then rain showers and snow showers overnight. Breezy. Snow level 3500 to 4000 feet. Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Lows 32 to 42. South wind 20 to 25 mph.

Sunday: Snow showers in the morning. Rain showers likely through the day. Snow showers likely in the afternoon. Snow level 3500 feet. Snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. Highs 36 to 50.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Snow level 2500 to 3000 feet. Lows 28 to 38.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Patchy frost. Highs 45 to 57.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 30 to 40.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs 49 to 61. Lows 31 to 41.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 48 to 60. Lows 31 to 41.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 56 to 68.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 44.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs 53 to 65.
Impacts - E19 Information
78.0 FeetMinor flooding possible in low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence.
82.0 FeetFlooding probable in low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence.
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.
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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.