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EEL RIVER - SCOTIA (SCOC1)
Latitude: 40.49º NLongitude: 124.1º WElevation: 36 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
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
2019
272,000
50.99
Feb 27, 2019
2018
101,000
32.67
Apr 7, 2018
2017
264,000
50.36
Jan 11, 2017
2016
177,000
42.05
Jan 18, 2016
2015
148,000
39.00
Feb 7, 2015
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1916 to Present)*
1965
752,000
72.0
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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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ103)
Today: Cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 59 to 71. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog overnight. Lows 48 to 58. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 61 to 76. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 48 to 58. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Highs 62 to 77. North wind around 10 mph.

Saturday Night through Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 48 to 58. Highs 67 to 82.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Patchy fog. Highs 62 to 72.
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.
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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.