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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: Sep 29 2020 at 8:52 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 30 2020 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
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)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Haze and smoke. Lows 55 to 65.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Haze and smoke through the day. Highs 85 to 100.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Haze and smoke in the evening. Lows 57 to 67.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 85 to 100.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65.

Friday: Sunny. Patchy smoke. Highs 81 to 96.

Friday Night and Saturday: Mostly clear. Patchy smoke. Lows 51 to 61. Highs 81 to 96.

Saturday Night through Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 78 to 93.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 78 to 93.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Lows 51 to 61. Highs 78 to 93.
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.
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.