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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the California Nevada River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Smith River at Jed Smith near Crescent City are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Dr Fine Bridge
Zoom Level:15
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 37
Moderate Flood Stage: 34
Flood Stage: 29
Action Stage: 25
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 38.40 ft on 12/22/1964
(2) 35.60 ft on 01/22/1972
(3) 35.00 ft on 03/02/1972
(4) 34.30 ft on 12/22/1955
(5) 33.00 ft on 10/29/1950
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 25.34 ft on 02/14/2014
(2) 25.86 ft on 12/02/2012
(3) 26.64 ft on 03/30/2012
(4) 27.90 ft on 01/19/2012
(5) 21.99 ft on 12/29/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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39 Extensive and severe flooding of all areas near the river will occur. Significant damage to roads, bridges and other structures near the river is likely. All low lying areas in and around the river will be flooded. All persons in the area should be prepared to take appropriate action to protect life and property.
37 Severe damage could be inflicted upon roads, bridges and other structures. All low lying areas in and around the river are likely to be flooded. Persons in these areas should be prepared to take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
36 Extensive is flooding possible along Highw 197 and along Highway 199 in the Gasquet area. Homes and campgrounds in these areas could be threatened, including portions of Jedediah Smith State Park.
35 Considerable flooding along Highway 197 and Highway 199 in the Gasquet area will occur. Low lying homes in these areas are likely to be threatened.
34 Expect significant flooding along Highway 197 and along Highway 199 in the Gasquet area. Some low lying homes in these areas may be threatened.
32 Significant flooding is expected along Highway 197 and in the Gasquet area, with possible flooding of Highway 199 near Gasquet. Some low lying homes in these areas may be threatened.
29 Flooding along Highway 197 and low lying roads near Gasquet is expected.
28 Flooding is anticipated along lower portions of Highway 197 with possible flooding of roads near Gasquet.
26 Expect minor flooding along Highway 197 and other low lying areas near the river.
25 Minor flooding of the lowest lying areas near the river may occur.
21 Note: historic crest stages listed for dates prior to 10/01/91 are adjusted to the current site and datum using historic peak flow and the current rating table.

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