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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: Oct 21 2014 at 7:50 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 22 2014 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
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
2009
13,800
9.78
Feb 23, 2009
 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)
Today: Rain likely early in the morning. Slight chance of rain in the late morning and early afternoon and then rain late in the afternoon. Highs 58 to 70. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph in the afternoon. Highest winds over mountain ridges. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Tonight: Rain. Rain may be heavy at times after midnight. Lows 49 to 55. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph. Highest winds over mountain ridges. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Thursday: Rain in the morning and then rain likely in the afternoon. Rain may be heavy at times in the morning. Highs 54 to 62. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Thursday Night: Chance of rain showers in the evening and then rain showers after midnight. Lows 47 to 53. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening. Chance of showers near 100 percent.

Friday: Warmer. Rain in the morning and then chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs 62 to 74. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Friday Night through Saturday Night: Rain likely. Lows 40 to 51. Highs 52 to 74. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Sunday: Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs 52 to 62.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs 52 to 64.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 40s.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs 56 to 64.
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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