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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
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)
Today: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs 59 to 69. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Rain. Lows 47 to 52. East winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Chance of showers 50 percent. Highs 65 to 70. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 43 to 48. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs 61 to 67. Light winds in the morning becoming northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 45 to 50. Highs 61 to 68.

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

Tuesday through Wednesday: Mostly clear. Highs 67 to 76. Lows 41 to 48.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 46 to 51.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs 67 to 72.
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.