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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: Feb 15 2019 at 2:35 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 16 2019 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
2017
74,400
32.47
Jan 10, 2017
2016
53,500
27.09
Jan 17, 2016
2015
37,000
23.14
Feb 7, 2015
2014
22,60
18.78
Mar 29, 2014
2013
53,800
26.99
Dec 2, 2012
 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)
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
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.