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CARMEL RIVER - ROBLES DEL RIO (RDRC1)
Latitude: 36.47º NLongitude: 121.73º WElevation: 269 Feet
Location: Monterey County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Central Coast
Issuance Time: Feb 23 2017 at 1:16 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 24 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 7.5 FeetFlood Stage: 8.5 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015
1,870
5.14
Dec 12, 2014
2014
657
3.79
Mar 1, 2014
2013
3,420
6.77
Dec 2, 2012
2012
236
2.40
Apr 13, 2012
2011
4,560
7.60
Mar 24, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Aug 1957 to Present)
1995
16,000
12.90
Mar 10, 1995
1998
14,700
11.08
Feb 03, 1998
1983
8,380
11.49
Feb 28, 1983
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ528)
Rest of Tonight: Clear except for frost. Lows in the lower 30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph and becoming west in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 40 percent.

Saturday Night: A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the mid to upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph and becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Chance of showers 70 percent.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid to upper 30s.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the 30s.

Wednesday through Thursday: Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s.
Impacts - E19 Information
8.5 FeetLow-lying homes from Camp Steffani to below Robles Del Rio will begin to flood. Old Odello Ranch near Carmel begins to flood. Homes along Paso Hondo and Dampierre Park subject to flooding.
10.0 FeetThe south side of Highway 1 bridge access in Carmel will become inundated and impassable. Many low-lying homes will be threatened along the entire Carmel River. Low-lying homes near Camp Steffani will experience substantial flooding and homes near Schulte Road will be in danger of flooding. Homes surrounding the Carmel Lagoon area will be in danger of flooding.
11.0 FeetThe Hacienda Carmel residential development levee will be threatened. Moderate flooding of golf courses and low-lying homes can be expected along the entire Carmel River. Homes near the Carmel Lagoon area will begin to experience moderate flooding.
12.0 FeetWidespread flood damage to low-lying homes can be expected along the entire Carmel River. Levees protecting homes near Mission Fields will be in danger of breaching. Homes near the Carmel Lagoon area will begin to have substantial flooding.
13.0 FeetMajor flooding can be expected along the entire Carmel River. Levees along the lower Carmel River will be in danger of breaching. Many homes, businesses, and roads along the entire Carmel River will become inundated. Portions of Mission Fields and Rio Roads will be flooded.
14.0 FeetDisastrous flooding can be expected along the entire Carmel River. Approaches to all bridges along the Carmel River will become impassable. Many homes and businesses along the entire Carmel River will experience severe flood damage with transportation difficult.
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 Francisco Bay Area-Monterey 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.