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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
2016*
1,644
62.74
Jan 20, 2016
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
 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: Mostly cloudy. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Highs 56 to 61. Light winds.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Areas of dense fog. Lows 42 to 48. Light winds.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Highs 59 to 64. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Areas of dense fog. Lows 43 to 48. Light winds.

Thursday: Areas of dense fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs 60 to 65. Light winds.

Thursday Night: Rain likely. Chance of rain 70 percent. Lows 42 to 47.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 54 to 59.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight. Colder. Chance of showers 40 percent. Lows 33 to 38.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 54 to 59.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows 32 to 38.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent. Highs 56 to 61.

Sunday Night: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows 38 to 43.

Monday: Rain likely. Chance of rain 70 percent. Highs 55 to 60.
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.