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EEL RIVER - FORT SEWARD (FTSC1)
Latitude: 40.22º NLongitude: 123.63º WElevation: 217 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Monitor Stage: 55.0 FeetFlood Stage: N/A

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019*
187,000
47.75
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
68,900
30.69
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
171,000
45.84
Jan 10, 2017
2016*
115,000
35.93
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
113,000
35.60
Dec 11, 2014
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1955 to Present)
1965*
561,000
82.60
Dec 22, 1964
1956*
376,000
72.50
Dec 22, 1955
1986*
306,000
59.27
Feb 17, 1986
1995*
287,000
57.34
Jan 09, 1995
1974*
281,000
56.75
Jan 16, 1974
1997*
240,000
52.86
Jan 01, 1997
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Today: Sunny. Highs 71 to 86.

Tonight: Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 43 to 53.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs 68 to 83.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 42 to 52.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 65 to 80.

Monday Night: Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 43 to 53.

Tuesday through Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 68 to 83. Lows 44 to 54.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 67 to 82.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 70 to 85.
Impacts - E19 Information
78.0 FeetMinor flooding possible in low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence.
82.0 FeetFlooding probable in low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence.
83.0 FeetConsiderable flooding of low-lying areas north of the railroad tracks in Alderpoint and Fort Seward and around the Dobbyns Creek confluence. This forecast exceeds record river levels.
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.