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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: Apr 19 2014 at 8:52 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 20 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
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
2008
20,900
12.54
Jan 04, 2008
 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)
Rest of Today: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the late morning and early afternoon. Chance of rain late in the afternoon. Highs 57 to 67.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. North of highway 299.

Slight chance of rain in the evening: Patchy valley fog overnight. Lows 35 to 45.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. North of highway 299 and patchy valley fog in the morning. Highs 64 to 74.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 38 to 48.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 57 to 67.

Monday Night: Showers likely. Lows 34 to 44.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 46 to 56. Lows 34 to 44.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 50 to 60.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 36 to 46.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs 56 to 66.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 38 to 48.

Friday: Cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 54 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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