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MERCED RIVER - STEVINSON (STVC1)
Latitude: 37.37º NLongitude: 120.93º WElevation: 82 Feet
Location: Merced County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Dec 10 2018 at 7:49 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 10 2018 at 3:00 PM PST
Monitor Stage: 67.0 FeetFlood Stage: 71.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
7,540
71.63
Feb 26, 2017
2016*
1,644
62.74
Jan 20, 2016
2015*
1,022
61.00
Oct 29, 2014
2014*
706
59.89
Oct 27, 2013
2013*
1,460
61.37
Dec 25, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - 1944 to Present)
1950*
13,600
73.81
Dec 05, 1950
2017*
7,540
71.63
Feb 26, 2017
1984
7,420
70.10
Mar 14, 1984
1969*
7,190
70.00
Jan 25, 1969
1967*
6,510
69.40
Jul 04, 1967
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Incomplete records
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ090)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Highs 54 to 59. Light winds.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 36 to 41. Light winds.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 52 to 57. Light winds.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 40. Light winds.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 55 to 60. Light winds.

Wednesday Night through Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 43. Highs 57 to 62.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon. Chance of showers 40 percent. Highs 57 to 62.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows 36 to 42.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 54 to 59.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows 38 to 44.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 53 to 58.
Impacts - E19 Information
65.0 FeetHagaman Park along Highway 165 begins to flood.
66.0 FeetLower park benches in picnic area under water.
69.0 FeetThe playground area in Hagaman Park along Highway 165 is flooded.
70.5 FeetWater is up to the maintenance building in Hagaman Park.
73.81 FeetFlood of record (12/05/1950 - 13,600 cfs).
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 San Joaquin Valley-Hanford 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.