NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST

This is the latest NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST, issued Friday, Sep 19, 2014 06:20 AM.

The next forecast is scheduled for Saturday, Sep 20, 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)
   6:45 AM STAGE: 4.9 FT - 6:45 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 290 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 4.9 FT THRU EARLY SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 25.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 29.0 FT

SMITH RIVER AT DR FINE BRIDGE
   7:00 AM STAGE: 12.0 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 12.0 FT THRU EARLY SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER AT ORLEANS
   6:30 AM STAGE: 2.4 FT - 6:30 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 1270 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 2.4 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 32.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER NEAR KLAMATH
   6:30 AM STAGE: 9.5 FT - 6:30 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 4760 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 9.5 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 30.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT
Trinity River release from Lewiston Dam (LWS), 3430 cubic feet per second.
Elevation of Trinity Lake (CLE), 2209.1, feet. 160.9, feet below the spillway. [Spillway 2370 feet]
TRINITY RIVER AT HOOPA
   7:00 AM STAGE: 14.6 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 3230 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 14.6 FT THRU SATURDAY 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: 9.1 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 7 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 9.1 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 26.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 32.0 FT
Conditions on the Mad River are as follows:
MAD RIVER NEAR ARCATA
   6:45 AM STAGE: 4.3 FT - 6:45 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 42 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 4.3 FT THRU SATURDAY 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: 0.0 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.0 FT THRU EARLY SATURDAY 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: 5.7 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 12 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 5.7 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FORT SEWARD
   7:00 AM STAGE: 6.5 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 23 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 6.5 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 55.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT SCOTIA
   7:00 AM STAGE: 8.6 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 44 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 8.6 FT THRU SATURDAY 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 SATURDAY 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 SATURDAY MORNING 
           FLOOD STAGE: 23.0 FT

East fork Russian release from Lake Mendocino (COY), 105 cubic feet per second.

Dry Creek release from Lake Sonoma (WRS), 125 cubic feet per second.

RUSSIAN RIVER NEAR HOPLAND
   7:00 AM STAGE: 0.0 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.0 FT THRU EARLY SATURDAY 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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