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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: Dec 10 2018 at 8:11 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 10 2018 at 3:00 PM 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
2017*
171,000
45.84
Jan 10, 2017
2016*
115,000
35.93
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
113,000
35.60
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
60,900
27.06
Mar 29, 2014
2013*
160,000
42.63
Dec 2, 2012
 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)
Rest of Today: Mostly cloudy early in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy drizzle and valley fog early in the morning. Highs 45 to 56.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy valley fog overnight. Lows 32 to 42.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Slight chance of rain showers and snow showers in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Snow level 3500 feet in the morning. Snow accumulations up to 1 inch. Highs 48 to 58.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 36 to 46.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 51 to 61.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 32 to 42.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs 51 to 61.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 35 to 45.

Friday: Rain. Highs 45 to 56.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 34 to 44.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 45 to 56.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Rain. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 44 to 56.
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.