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SOUTH FORK EEL RIVER - MIRANDA (MRNC1)
Latitude: 40.18º NLongitude: 123.78º WElevation: 263 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: 27.0 FeetFlood Stage: 33.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019
60,600
29.99
Feb 27, 2019
2018
25,000
19.78
Apr 7, 2018
2017
74,400
32.47
Jan 10, 2017
2016
53,500
27.09
Jan 17, 2016
2015
37,000
23.14
Feb 7, 2015
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1939 to Present)
1965
199,000
46.00
Dec 22, 1964
1956
173,000
42.70
Dec 22, 1955
1986
123,000
38.29
Feb 17, 1986
1982
123,000
34.79
Dec 19, 1981
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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
27.0 FeetFlooding of portions of Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254) is possible near Sylvandale.
30.0 FeetFlooding of portions of the Avenue of the Giants may occur, especially in the vicinity of Sylvandale and the Myers Flat and Redwood Giants trailer parks.
33.0 FeetFlooding of portions of the Avenue of the Giants is likely in the vicinity of Sylvandale and the Myers Flat and Redwood Giants trailer parks. Flooding is also possible near Weott.
35.0 FeetConsiderable flooding of portions of the Avenue of the Giants in the vicinity of Sylvandale, Myers Flat, and Weott is likely. Expect closure of Avenue of the Giants (Highway 254) in numerous locations.
38.0 FeetConsiderable flooding of portions of the Avenue of Giants (Highway 254) in the vicinity of Sylvandale, Myers Flat, and Weott with numerous road closures expected. Minor flooding will begin along Phillipsville Road and adjacent low-lying areas.
42.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding of many portions of the Avenue of the Giants, especially areas in the vicinity of Sylvandale, Myers Flat, Weott, and Phillipsville. Expect numerous road closures in these areas.
45.0 FeetSevere flooding of many communities and roads along the river can be expected. Numerous road closures are likely, possibly including US Highway 101 and Highway 254 (Avenue of the Giants). All persons in the vicnity of the river should take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
47.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding of all areas along the river. Severe damage to roads, bridges, and structures can be expected. US Highway 101 and Highway 254 (Avenue of the Giants) will likely be closed. All persons in the vicnity of the river should take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
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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.