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Rio Dell Alerts
Monday March 13th, 2023 :: 08:59 p.m. PDT


Flood Warning until 01:00PM Wednesday

* WHAT...Moderate flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Eel River at Fernbridge.

* WHEN...From late tonight to early Wednesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...At 24.0 feet, Minor flooding of Highway 211 to Ferndale south of Fernbridge. Much of the Eel Delta may be flooded, including areas northwest of Loleta and the western portion of Cannibal Island Road. Flooding will be enhanced for longer duration events. A Special Action Advisory is being issued to all owners of livestock in all low-lying areas adjacent to the Eel River. Appropriate action should be taken to protect livestock.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:17 PM PDT Monday the stage was 19.1 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage late tonight to a crest of 23.1 feet early Wednesday morning. It will then fall below flood stage early Wednesday afternoon. - Flood stage is 20.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 23.0 feet on 02/10/2017. -


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Rio Dell, CA 95562

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