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VAN DUZEN RIVER - BRIDGEVILLE (BRGC1)
Latitude: 40.48º NLongitude: 123.89º WElevation: 358 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: North CoastRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: May 23 2024 at 7:38 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 24 2024 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2023
23,200
13.77
Mar 14, 2023
2022
8,880
7.53
Jan 4, 2022
2021
8,260
7.21
Feb 2, 2021
2020
9,560
7.97
Jan 26, 2020
2019
25,600
15.05
Feb 27, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1950 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog overnight. Lows 37 to 47.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Highs 57 to 72.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy valley fog overnight. Lows 38 to 48.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 55 to 70.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy valley fog. Lows 35 to 45.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs 62 to 77.

Sunday Night through Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 66 to 81.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 64 to 79. Lows 41 to 51.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 68 to 83.
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.