National Weather Service California Nevada River Forecast Center Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service

 | 

EEL RIVER - FORT SEWARD (FTSC1)
Latitude: 40.22º NLongitude: 123.63º WElevation: 217 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: North CoastRiver Group: North Coast
Monitor Stage: 55.0 FeetFlood Stage: N/A

Observed Data Credit
Gage owner logo

Raw streamflow data is provided by the US Geological Survey (USGS).
View USGS Data for this station location.

Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
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
2018*
68,900
30.69
Apr 7, 2018
 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
Location Photographs
ESRI™ Locator Map
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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Today: Chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Rain showers and snow showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Windy. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail in the morning. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail in the afternoon. Snow level 2500 feet. Snow accumulations of 9 to 12 inches. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph in the valleys and southwest 25 to 40 mph at higher elevation.

Tonight: Rain showers, snow showers and chance of thunderstorms. Breezy. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail. Snow level 1000 to 1500 feet. Snow accumulations of 7 to 10 inches. Lows 24 to 34. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph in the valleys and southwest 20 to 35 mph at higher elevation.

Saturday: Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Rain showers and snow showers through the day. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail in the morning. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail in the afternoon. Snow level 1000 to 1500 feet. Snow accumulations of 5 to 6 inches. Highs 31 to 46. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph at higher elevation.

Saturday Night: Rain showers, snow showers and chance of thunderstorms. Snow level 1000 to 1500 feet. Lows 24 to 34.

Sunday: Rain showers, snow showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Snow level 1500 to 2000 feet. Highs 33 to 48.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows 25 to 35.

Monday and Monday Night: Rain showers and snow showers likely. Highs 36 to 51. Lows 27 to 37.

Tuesday through Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Highs 39 to 54. Lows 29 to 39.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs 42 to 57.
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.