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SOUTH FORK EEL RIVER - MIRANDA (MRNC1)
Latitude: 40.18º NLongitude: 123.78º WElevation: 263 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Jan 16 2018 at 7:48 AM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 16 2018 at 3:00 PM PST
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
2016
53,500
27.09
Jan 17, 2016
2015
37,000
23.14
Feb 7, 2015
2014
22,60
18.78
Mar 29, 2014
2013
53,800
26.99
Dec 2, 2012
2012
35,000
22.28
Jan 21, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1939 to Present)
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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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Rest of Today: Mostly cloudy. Highs 49 to 59.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the evening. Snow level 4500 feet in the evening. Lows 38 to 48.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Breezy. Highs 52 to 62. South wind 20 to 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: Rain. Lows 40 to 50. South wind around 20 mph.

Thursday: Rain. Snow level 5000 to 5500 feet. Highs 44 to 54.

Thursday Night: Rain showers, snow showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 31 to 41.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers, snow showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 37 to 48.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows 29 to 39.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow showers. Highs 41 to 51.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows 35 to 45.

Sunday: Rain. Highs 43 to 53.

Sunday Night: Rain and snow. Lows 36 to 46.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Highs 44 to 54.
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.
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.