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EEL RIVER - FORT SEWARD (FTSC1)
Latitude: 40.22º NLongitude: 123.63º WElevation: 217 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Jan 26 2021 at 2:04 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 27 2021 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 55.0 FeetFlood Stage: N/A

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019*
187,000
47.75
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
68,900
30.69
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
171,000
45.84
Jan 10, 2017
2016*
115,000
35.93
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
113,000
35.60
Dec 11, 2014
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1955 to Present)
1965*
561,000
82.60
Dec 22, 1964
1956*
376,000
72.50
Dec 22, 1955
1986*
306,000
59.27
Feb 17, 1986
1995*
287,000
57.34
Jan 09, 1995
1974*
281,000
56.75
Jan 16, 1974
1997*
240,000
52.86
Jan 01, 1997
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Today: Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Rain showers and snow showers through the day. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail in the morning. Snow level 1500 feet rising to 3000 feet in the afternoon. Snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. Highs 35 to 49. South wind around 20 mph.

Tonight: Rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 3000 feet. Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Lows 31 to 41.

Thursday: Rain and snow likely. Snow level 3000 to 3500 feet. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches. Highs 37 to 49.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 3500 feet falling to 2500 feet overnight. Lows 27 to 37.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog. Slight chance of rain and snow. Snow level 2500 to 3000 feet. Highs 38 to 50.

Friday Night: Cloudy. Rain and snow likely. Lows 32 to 42.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 39 to 52.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Lows 36 to 46.

Sunday through Monday: Rain. Highs 41 to 53. Lows 37 to 47.

Monday Night: Rain and snow. Lows 31 to 41.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 38 to 50.
Impacts - E19 Information
78.0 FeetMinor flooding possible in low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence.
82.0 FeetFlooding probable in low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence.
83.0 FeetConsiderable flooding of low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence. This forecast exceeds record river levels.
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.