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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 24 2014 at 7:48 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 25 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)
Today: Rain north of highway 299 and chance of rain south of highway 299. Highs 48 to 58. South wind around 20 mph early in the morning.

Tonight: North of highway 299 and rain. South of highway 299.

rain likely in the evening: Then rain overnight. Lows 35 to 45.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may contain small hail. Snow level 4000 feet. Highs 44 to 54.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Snow level 3500 feet. Lows 32 to 42.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Snow level 4000 feet. Highs 44 to 54.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 35 to 45.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 53 to 63.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 38 to 48.

Monday and Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 61 to 71. Lows 39 to 49.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 70 to 80. Lows 41 to 51.
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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