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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
Issuance Time: Feb 24 2017 at 1:37 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 25 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
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
2015*
113,000
35.60
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
60,900
27.06
Mar 29, 2014
2013*
160,000
42.63
Dec 2, 2012
2012*
60,700
27.02
Mar 28, 2012
2011*
76,200
29.91
Dec 29, 2010
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1955 to Present)
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)
Tonight: Cloudy. Scattered rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 2000 feet. Lows 27 to 37.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers in the morning. Scattered snow showers through the day. Scattered rain showers in the afternoon. Snow level 1000 feet rising to 2000 feet in the afternoon. Snow accumulations up to 2 inches. Highs 41 to 51.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers and snow showers in the evening. Snow level 2500 to 3000 feet. Lows 24 to 34.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers likely. Snow level 2000 to 2500 feet. Highs 37 to 47.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 2000 to 2500 feet. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 38 to 48.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows 27 to 37.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 42 to 52.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 28 to 38.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 46 to 56. Lows 30 to 40.

Thursday through Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs 48 to 58. Lows 32 to 42.
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.
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.