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SOUTH FORK EEL RIVER - MIRANDA (MRNC1)
Latitude: 40.18º NLongitude: 123.78º WElevation: 263 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: North CoastRiver Group: North Coast
Monitor Stage: 27.0 FeetFlood Stage: 33.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2022
19,900
18.07
Oct 24, 2021
2021
10,000
14.14
Jan 13, 2021
2020
11,700
14.93
Jan 26, 2020
2019
60,600
29.99
Feb 27, 2019
2018
25,000
19.78
Apr 7, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1939 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1965
199,000
46.00
Dec 22, 1964
1956
173,000
42.70
Dec 22, 1955
1986
123,000
38.29
Feb 17, 1986
1982
123,000
34.79
Dec 19, 1981
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Impacts - E19 Information
27.0 FeetFlooding of portions of Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254) is possible near Sylvandale.
30.0 FeetFlooding of portions of the Avenue of the Giants may occur, especially in the vicinity of Sylvandale and the Myers Flat and Redwood Giants trailer parks.
33.0 FeetFlooding of portions of the Avenue of the Giants is likely in the vicinity of Sylvandale and the Myers Flat and Redwood Giants trailer parks. Flooding is also possible near Weott.
35.0 FeetConsiderable flooding of portions of the Avenue of the Giants in the vicinity of Sylvandale, Myers Flat, and Weott is likely. Expect closure of Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254) in numerous locations.
38.0 FeetConsiderable flooding of portions of the Avenue of Giants (Highway 254) in the vicinity of Sylvandale, Myers Flat, and Weott with numerous road closures expected. Minor flooding will begin along Phillipsville Road and adjacent low-lying areas.
42.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding of many portions of the Avenue of the Giants, especially areas in the vicinity of Sylvandale, Myers Flat, Weott, and Phillipsville. Expect numerous road closures in these areas.
45.0 FeetSevere flooding of many communities and roads along the river can be expected. Numerous road closures are likely, possibly including US Highway 101 and Highway 254 (Avenue of the Giants). All persons in the vicnity of the river should take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
47.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding of all areas along the river. Severe damage to roads, bridges, and structures can be expected. US Highway 101 and Highway 254 (Avenue of the Giants) will likely be closed. All persons in the vicnity of the river should take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely through the day. Snow level 3500 feet falling to 2000 feet in the afternoon. Snow accumulations up to 1 inch. Highs 40 to 55. Northwest wind 20 to 25 mph at higher elevation. Gusts up to 35 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows 25 to 35. North wind around 20 mph at higher elevation. Gusts up to 40 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 42 to 57.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog. Lows 30 to 40.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Snow level 5000 to 5500 feet. Highs 45 to 59.

Wednesday Night: Cloudy, rain. Lows 37 to 47.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Rain and snow. Highs 40 to 54. Lows 34 to 44.

Friday through Saturday: Rain and snow. Highs 33 to 48. Lows 28 to 38.

Saturday Night: Rain and snow likely. Lows 22 to 32.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 36 to 51.
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.