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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
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. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs 52 to 57. Light winds.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows 27 to 32. Light winds.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs 56 to 61. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows 33 to 41. Light winds.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs 50 to 55. Southeast winds up to 10 mph in the morning shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows 34 to 39.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs 52 to 57.

Friday Night and Saturday: Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 35. Highs 53 to 63.

Saturday Night through Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 31 to 39. Highs 59 to 65.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 60 to 65.
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.