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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 05 2016 at 7:57 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 05 2016 at 3:00 PM 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
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
2011
4,918
20.08
Mar 21, 2011
 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)
Today: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 56 to 61. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 40. Light winds.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 58. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 37. Light winds.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 51 to 56. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows 36 to 42.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 56 to 61.

Thursday Night and Friday: Showers likely. Chance of showers 70 percent. Lows 43 to 49. Highs 56 to 63.

Friday Night and Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 42 to 48. Highs 57 to 63.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 56 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.