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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
2021*
17,000
18.07
Feb 2, 2021
2020*
32,000
22.62
Jan 26, 2020
2019*
187,000
47.75
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
68,900
30.69
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
171,000
45.84
Jan 10, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Sept 1955 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Patchy drizzle and valley fog in the morning. Patchy smoke through the day. Highs 85 to 100. Northwest wind around 20 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Patchy smoke through the night. Patchy valley fog overnight. Lows 52 to 62. Northwest wind around 20 mph in the evening.

Saturday: Sunny. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Patchy smoke through the day. Highs 82 to 97.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 62.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 79 to 94.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog. Lows 50 to 60.

Monday: Sunny. Patchy valley fog. Highs 75 to 90.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 51 to 61.

Tuesday through Thursday: Mostly clear. Highs 82 to 97. Lows 53 to 63.
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.