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MERCED RIVER - STEVINSON (STVC1)
Latitude: 37.37º NLongitude: 120.93º WElevation: 82 Feet
Location: Merced County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Mar 23 2017 at 2:36 PM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 24 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 67.0 FeetFlood Stage: 71.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
1,022
61.00
Oct 29, 2014
2014*
706
59.89
Oct 27, 2013
2013*
1,460
61.37
Dec 25, 2012
2012*
1,401
61.35
Nov 01, 2011
2011*
6,507
70.51
Mar 21, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - 1944 to Present)
1950*
13,600
73.81
Dec 05, 1950
1984
7,420
70.10
Mar 14, 1984
1969*
7,190
70.00
Jan 25, 1969
1967*
6,510
69.40
Jul 04, 1967
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Incomplete records
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ090)
Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 44 to 49. Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable after midnight.

Friday: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs 59 to 67. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Rain in the evening, then showers after midnight. Lows 47 to 52. East winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 65 to 70. Light winds in the morning becoming northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 43 to 48. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Highs 62 to 67.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows 45 to 50.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 62 to 67.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows 41 to 46.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Mostly clear. Highs 67 to 75. Lows 41 to 47.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 46 to 51.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs 68 to 73.
Impacts - E19 Information
71.0 FeetFlood stage.
73.8 FeetFlood of record (12/05/1950 - 13,600 cfs).
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 Joaquin Valley-Hanford 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.