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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: Apr 17 2014 at 7:33 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 18 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2012
1,407
10.65
Apr 13, 2012
2011
4,918
20.08
Mar 21, 2011
2010
2,038
11.91
Mar 4, 2010
2009
1,243
9.51
Mar 5, 2009
2008
3,352
16.92
Jan 24, 2008
 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: Mostly cloudy. Lows 52 to 57. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs 79 to 84. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 48 to 54. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 80 to 85. Light winds in the morning becoming west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 53. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 82 to 88. Lows 47 to 55.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs 81 to 89.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows 48 to 53.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Cooler. Highs 68 to 73.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows 43 to 48.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Highs 67 to 72. Lows 41 to 48.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 73 to 78.
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.

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