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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
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)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Haze through the day. Highs 66 to 71. Light winds.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 45 to 53. Light winds.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Haze through the day. Highs 71 to 76. Light winds.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 44 to 52. Light winds.

Wednesday: Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Haze through the day. Highs 76 to 81. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 46 to 54.

Thanksgiving Day: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Haze through the day. Highs 74 to 80.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 46 to 52.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Haze through the day. Highs 70 to 75.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 45 to 51.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Haze through the day. Highs 72 to 77.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 51. Highs 69 to 77.
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.