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BEAR CREEK - MCKEE ROAD (MEEC1)
Latitude: 37.31º NLongitude: 120.44º WElevation: 187 Feet
Location: Merced County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Dec 15 2017 at 1:00 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 16 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 17.0 FeetFlood Stage: 23.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016
2,508
14.30
Mar 14, 2016
2015
238
5.91
Mar 4, 2010
2014
187
5.67
Oct 27, 2013
2013
2,245
13.33
Dec 24, 2012
2012
1,407
10.65
Apr 13, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - November 1956 to Present)
1956*
9,500
22.90
Dec 25, 1955
2006
7,711
24.65
Apr 4, 2006
1958
7,400
16.90
Mar 16, 1958
1965
5,640
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Jan 7, 1965
1973
5,542
17.35
Feb 11, 1973
1962
5,380
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Feb 15, 1962
 * Possible backwater effect
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ090)
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Haze in the evening. Lows 34 to 42. Light winds in the evening becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny. Areas of blowing dust. Breezy. Highs 56 to 61. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Colder. Lows 28 to 36. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning. Highs 55 to 60. Light winds.

Sunday Night: Clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows 29 to 39. Light winds.

Monday through Tuesday: Mostly clear. Patchy frost in the morning. Patchy frost. Highs 61 to 68. Lows 29 to 39.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 45.

Wednesday: Sunny. Areas of blowing dust. Highs 56 to 61.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Clear. Widespread frost. Lows 26 to 32. Highs 55 to 61.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Areas of frost. Lows 26 to 34. Highs 55 to 62.
Impacts - E19 Information
16.0 FeetSouth Bike Path along Bear Creek floods downstream of G Street Bridge.
17.0 FeetStorm drains begin to back up. Street flooding occurs mainly north of Bear Creek Drive and east of M Street.
23.0 FeetBeechwood Subdivision and the trailer park along the southern end of Bear Creek Drive floods in addition to Applegate Park on the south side of Bear Creek Drive.
24.65 FeetFlood of Record - 04/04/2006.
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This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS San Joaquin Valley-Hanford 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.