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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: Feb 15 2019 at 2:35 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 16 2019 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
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)
Tonight: Rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 2500 feet. Snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches. Lows 30 to 40. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph at higher elevation.

Saturday: Rain showers and snow showers. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. Snow level 2000 feet. Snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches.

Saturday Night: Rain showers and snow showers in the evening, then rain showers and snow showers likely overnight. Snow level 1500 to 2000 feet. Snow accumulations up to 2 inches. Lows 25 to 35.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 1000 feet rising to 2000 feet in the afternoon. Highs 36 to 50.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 20 to 30.

Washingtons Birthday: Sunny. Highs 39 to 53.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 39 to 53.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows 28 to 38.

Wednesday through Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Highs 37 to 52. Lows 27 to 37.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 25 to 35.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow showers. Highs 39 to 53.
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.