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VAN DUZEN RIVER - BRIDGEVILLE (BRGC1)
Latitude: 40.48º NLongitude: 123.89º WElevation: 358 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Aug 03 2015 at 7:30 AM PDTNext Issuance: Aug 04 2015 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 13.0 FeetFlood Stage: 17.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2014
14,100
10.18
Mar 29, 2014
2013
31,900
16.57
Dec 2, 2012
2012
16,200
10.74
Jan 20, 2012
2011
15,900
10.65
Dec 29, 2010
2010
13,200
9.51
Feb 26, 2010
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1950 to Present)
1965
48,700
24.00
Dec 22, 1964
1995
43,700
19.72
Jan 09, 1995
1997
37,100
18.73
Dec 31, 1996
1986
36,900
18.17
Feb 17, 1986
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ003)
Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. North of highway 299 and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Haze. South of highway 299 and patchy valley fog overnight. Lows 52 to 62. Northwest wind around 10 mph in the evening.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. South of highway 299 and patchy valley fog in the morning. Haze. North of highway 299 and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 74 to 84.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Haze. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Patchy valley fog overnight. Lows 52 to 62.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Haze. Highs 77 to 87.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly clear. Haze. Lows 53 to 63. Highs 81 to 91. Northeast wind up to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Haze. Lows 54 to 64.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Haze. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 76 to 86.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 51 to 61.

Saturday through Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs 74 to 84. Lows 51 to 61.
Impacts - E19 Information
17.0 FeetFlooding begins in lower portions of Grizzly Creek State Park and along River Bar Road.
18.0 FeetMinor flooding of Highway 36 near Grizzly Creek State Park and in lower portions of the State Park itself. Moderate flooding of River Bar Road in the Starvation Flats area.
19.0 FeetFlooding of Highway 36 near Grizzly Creek State Park and along River Bar Road in the Starvation Flats area. Water level at the State Park reaches the parking lot.
20.0 FeetFlooding of Highway 36, especially east of Carlotta and near Grizzly Creek State Park. Portions of River Bar Road in the Starvation Flats area are likely to be impassable. In the State Park water may reach near the office.
21.0 FeetFlooding of Highway 36 east of Carlotta and near the Grizzly Creek Bridge due to water over the road in numerous locations. Portions of River Bar Road in Starvation Flats will likely be impassable. Water level in Grizzly Creek State Park will approach Highway 36.
23.0 FeetExtensive, severe flooding with closure of Highway 36 east of Carlotta to near the Grizzly Creek Bridge. River Bar Road in the Starvation Flats area will be impassable.
24.0 FeetExtensive, severe, near record flooding from Bridgeville downstream to the mouth including portions of US Highway 101. All persons near the river should be prepared to take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
25.0 FeetExtensive, severe, record flooding from Bridgeville downstream to the mouth including portions of US Highway 101. All persons near the river should be prepared to take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
Product Disclaimer

This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS Eureka Weather Forecast Office. Observations are preliminary and subject to change. River levels identified as "forecast" should be consistent with those contained in official NWS products. River levels identified as "guidance" have significant uncertainty due to future weather or reservoir regulation and are provided for planning purposes only.

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