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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: Oct 19 2021 at 8:32 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 20 2021 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2020
11,700
14.93
Jan 26, 2020
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
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1939 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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: Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy late in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Breezy. Snow level 4500 feet. Highs 54 to 69. South wind 20 to 25 mph.

Tonight: Rain, windy. Lows 40 to 50. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph with gusts at higher elevations to around 45 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the morning, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 53 to 68. South wind around 20 mph in the morning.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 42 to 52.

Thursday: Rain. Highs 54 to 69. Southeast wind around 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Rain. Lows 42 to 52.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 52 to 67. Lows 41 to 51.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Highs 48 to 63.

Saturday Night through Sunday Night: Rain. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 50 to 65.

Monday: Rain likely. Highs 49 to 64.
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.