NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST

This is the latest NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST, issued Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 07:08 AM.

The next forecast is scheduled for Friday, Oct 24, 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)
   7:45 AM STAGE: 9.6 FT - 7:45 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 4390 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 11.1 FT THURSDAY NEAR NOON 
      THEN FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 10.5 FT LATE THURSDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 10.5 FT THRU EARLY FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 25.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 29.0 FT

SMITH RIVER AT DR FINE BRIDGE
   8:00 AM STAGE: 14.9 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 16.9 FT THURSDAY NEAR NOON 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 16.9 FT THRU EARLY FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER AT ORLEANS
   7:00 AM STAGE: 4.1 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 2840 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 5.8 FT THURSDAY AFTERNOON 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 5.8 FT THRU FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 32.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER NEAR KLAMATH
   7:00 AM STAGE: 9.2 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 4130 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 9.8 FT THURSDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 10.6 FT EARLY FRIDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 10.6 FT THRU FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 30.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT
Trinity River release from Lewiston Dam (LWS), 275 cubic feet per second.
Elevation of Trinity Lake (CLE), 2195.4, feet. 174.6, feet below the spillway. [Spillway 2370 feet]
TRINITY RIVER AT HOOPA
   7:00 AM STAGE: 11.8 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 828 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 12.5 FT LATE THURSDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 13.1 FT FRIDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 13.1 FT THRU FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 44.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 48.0 FT
Conditions on Redwood Creek are as follows:
REDWOOD CREEK AT ORICK
   8:00 AM STAGE: 10.5 FT - 8:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 157 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 11.4 FT THURSDAY AFTERNOON 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 11.4 FT THRU LATE FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 26.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 32.0 FT
Conditions on the Mad River are as follows:
MAD RIVER NEAR ARCATA
   7:45 AM STAGE: 5.2 FT - 7:45 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 145 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 6.7 FT LATE THURSDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 6.7 FT THRU LATE FRIDAY 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
   8:00 AM STAGE: 0.4 FT - 8:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 42 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 1.3 FT THURSDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 1.3 FT THRU EARLY FRIDAY 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)
   7:30 AM STAGE: 6.2 FT - 7:30 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 68 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 6.2 FT THRU LATE FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FORT SEWARD
   8:00 AM STAGE: 7.0 FT - 8:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 75 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 7.0 FT THRU LATE FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 55.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT SCOTIA
   8:00 AM STAGE: 9.4 FT - 8:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 325 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 9.4 FT THRU LATE FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 45.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 51.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FERNBRIDGE
   8:00 AM STAGE: 0.1 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.1 FT THRU LATE FRIDAY 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
   8:00 AM STAGE: 1.4 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 2.0 FT THURSDAY NEAR MIDNIGHT 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 2.0 FT THRU EARLY FRIDAY MORNING 
           FLOOD STAGE: 23.0 FT

East fork Russian release from Lake Mendocino (COY), 85 cubic feet per second.

Dry Creek release from Lake Sonoma (WRS), 75 cubic feet per second.

RUSSIAN RIVER NEAR HOPLAND
   8:00 AM STAGE: 0.0 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.0 FT THRU EARLY FRIDAY 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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