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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 Dr Fine Bridge are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Jed Smith near Crescent City Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:15
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 39
Moderate Flood Stage: 36
Flood Stage: 33
Action Stage: 27
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 39.50 ft on 12/22/1964
(2) 37.40 ft on 12/22/1955
(3) 37.20 ft on 03/03/1972
(4) 37.10 ft on 01/22/1972
(5) 36.90 ft on 10/29/1950
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 29.79 ft on 02/14/2014
(2) 30.65 ft on 12/02/2012
(3) 31.33 ft on 03/30/2012
(4) 32.36 ft on 01/19/2012
(5) 26.82 ft on 12/29/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 12.80 ft on 09/25/1992
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40 Many roads and structures in the vicinity of the river are likely to be threatened. Significant flooding expected along Highways 101 and 199, South Bank Rd, and in low lying areas between Lake Earl and the river, including areas along Lower Lake Drive.
38 Expect flooding of portions of Highway 197 and South Bank Rd in the vicinity of Highway 101. Flooding is also expected in low lying areas between Lake Earl and the river, including areas along Lower Lake Drive. Some access roads and homes in this area may be flooded.
36 Flooding of South Bank Rd in the vicinity of Highway 101 is likely. Water can flow across low lying areas into Lake Earl about 4 miles south of the river, including areas along Lower Lake Drive. Some low lying residential access roads may flood.
33 Flooding is likely near the gravel plant and on South Bank Road in the vicinity of Highway 101. Water may flow across low lying areas into Lake Earl about 4 miles south of the river including areas along lower Lake Drive.
31 Minor flooding may occur around the gravel plant near Highway 101 and South Bank Rd approximately 1 mile upstream from Doctor Fine Bridge.

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