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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: Dec 12 2019 at 7:49 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 12 2019 at 3:00 PM PST
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
2018
10,100
8.24
Apr 7, 2018
2017
26,700
15.49
Jan 8, 2017
2016
32,800
17.13
Jan 17, 2016
2015
23,800
14.07
Feb 6, 2015
2014
14,100
10.18
Mar 29, 2014
 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   (CAZ106)
Today: Cloudy. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Chance of rain showers through the day. Near steady temperature around 50.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely overnight. Lows 41 to 51.

Friday: Rain likely in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Near steady temperature in the upper 40s.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Snow level 5000 feet falling to 4000 feet overnight. Lows 33 to 43.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 3500 feet. Highs 40 to 55.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows 31 to 41.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Highs 41 to 56. Lows 31 to 41.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs 45 to 59.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 44 to 59.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 44 to 59.
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.