NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST

This is the latest NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST, issued Monday, Oct 20, 2014 06:53 AM.

The next forecast is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 09:00 AM.

ALL LOCATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW CRITICAL LEVELS


Conditions on the Smith, Klamath, and Trinity Rivers are as follows:
SMITH RIVER NEAR CRESCENT CITY (JED SMITH STATE PARK)
   7:00 AM STAGE: 5.4 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 492 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 9.3 FT LATE MONDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 9.3 FT THRU EARLY TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 25.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 29.0 FT

SMITH RIVER AT DR FINE BRIDGE
   7:00 AM STAGE: 12.4 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 15.7 FT MONDAY NEAR MIDNIGHT 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 15.7 FT THRU EARLY TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER AT ORLEANS
   7:00 AM STAGE: 3.0 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 1680 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 3.6 FT EARLY TUESDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 3.6 FT THRU TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 32.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER NEAR KLAMATH
   7:00 AM STAGE: 8.4 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 2730 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 8.4 FT THRU TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 30.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT
Trinity River release from Lewiston Dam (LWS), 293 cubic feet per second.
Elevation of Trinity Lake (CLE), 2197.6, feet. 172.4, feet below the spillway. [Spillway 2370 feet]
TRINITY RIVER AT HOOPA
   7:00 AM STAGE: 11.4 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 598 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 11.4 FT THRU TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 44.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 48.0 FT
Conditions on Redwood Creek are as follows:
REDWOOD CREEK AT ORICK
   7:00 AM STAGE: 9.6 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 54 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 10.2 FT MONDAY NEAR NOON 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 10.2 FT THRU TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 26.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 32.0 FT
Conditions on the Mad River are as follows:
MAD RIVER NEAR ARCATA
   7:00 AM STAGE: 4.7 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 91 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 5.3 FT LATE MONDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 5.3 FT THRU TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 15.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 22.0 FT
Conditions on the Van Duzen River are as follows:
VAN DUZEN RIVER NEAR BRIDGEVILLE AT GRIZZLY CREEK STATE PARK
   7:00 AM STAGE: 0.3 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 13 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.3 FT THRU EARLY TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 13.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 17.0 FT
Conditions on the Eel River are as follows:
EEL RIVER SOUTH FORK NEAR MIRANDA (AT SYLVANDALE)
   7:00 AM STAGE: 6.0 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 45 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 6.0 FT THRU TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FORT SEWARD
   7:00 AM STAGE: 6.9 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 57 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 6.9 FT THRU TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 55.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT SCOTIA
   7:00 AM STAGE: 9.1 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 168 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 9.1 FT THRU TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 45.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 51.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FERNBRIDGE
   7:00 AM STAGE: 0.0 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.0 FT THRU TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 14.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 20.0 FT
Conditions on the Navarro and Russian Rivers are as follows:
NAVARRO RIVER NEAR NAVARRO
   7:00 AM STAGE: 1.4 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 1.4 FT THRU EARLY TUESDAY MORNING 
           FLOOD STAGE: 23.0 FT

East fork Russian release from Lake Mendocino (COY), 99 cubic feet per second.

Dry Creek release from Lake Sonoma (WRS), 112 cubic feet per second.

RUSSIAN RIVER NEAR HOPLAND
   7:00 AM STAGE: 0.0 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.0 FT THRU EARLY TUESDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 18.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 21.0 FT

For information on the Upper Klamath River, please call toll-free (800) 547-1501.
For information on Lewiston Dam releases, please call toll-free (800) 742-9474.

For local weather information, call 443-7062.
To contact Dept. of Fish & Game, please call 442-4502.
For additional information, you can contact our office at 445-6576.


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