River Statement
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA, CA
747 PM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued
a Hydrologic Statement in cooperation with the California Department
of Water Resources for the following rivers in California...

  Eel River At Fernbridge affecting Humboldt County

Rainfall associated with an atmospheric river will cause water
levels on the Eel River to rise above monitor stage at Fernbridge.

SAFETY MESSAGE...

Do not drive your car across flooded roadways. It only takes about
two feet of water to float most vehicles. For area road conditions...
call CALTRANS at 1-800-427-7623.

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio or your
local TV or radio stations.

The next statement will be issued by 4 AM Tuesday, February 21, 2017
or as warranted by changing conditions.

CAC023-211547-
/O.ROU.KEKA.HY.S.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/FRNC1.N.UU.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
747 PM PST MON FEB 20 2017

* Forecast information for the Eel River At Fernbridge
* The Eel River At Fernbridge forecast to rise above Monitor Stage.
* At 07:15 PM Monday the stage was...9.9 feet
* No flooding is forecast.
* Monitor Stage is 14.0 feet, Flood Stage is 20.0 feet.
* This river is Forecast to rise above monitor stage Tuesday morning
  and crest near 18.0 FT Tuesday afternoon. The river is forecast to
  fall below monitor stage late Wednesday morning and recede further
  to around 9.0 FT Thursday evening.
* IMPACTS...At 18.0 feet...Flooding of western portions of Cannibal
  Island Road, Camp Weott Road and adjacent areas is likely. This
  level may also cause flooding of the Salt River, Old River and
  other low lying slough areas. Flooding in these areas is
  exaggerated when crest timing in coincident with high tides and
  strong onshore winds, and when the river remains high for longer
  periods of time.

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