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MOJAVE RIVER - BARSTOW (MBRC1)
Latitude: 34.91º NLongitude: 117.02º WElevation: 2089 Feet
Location: San Bernardino County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: Feb 20 2019 at 2:36 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 21 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: N/A Flood Stage: 5.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
0**
--
--
2016*
0**
--
--
2015*
0**
--
--
2014*
930
4.31
Aug 3, 2014
2013*
0**
--
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 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1930 to Present)
1938*
64,300
8.60
Mar 03, 1938
1969*
30,000
6.80
Feb 25, 1969
1943*
26,000
7.00
Jan 23, 1943
2005*
20,500
3.58
Jan 11, 2005
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** No flow observed during entire water year
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ523)
Tonight: Partly cloudy and breezy. A chance of rain showers and a slight chance of snow showers in the evening and then a chance of snow showers and rain showers after midnight. Snow level 3000 feet decreasing to 2000 feet after midnight. Lows 32 to 35. West winds 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Thursday: Partly sunny. A chance of snow showers in the morning and then a slight chance of rain showers and snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 2000 feet. Highs 44 to 47. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers in the evening and then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows 29 to 32. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph decreasing to less than 10 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 32. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday and Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 55 to 58. Lows 33 to 36.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 58.

Sunday Night through Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 43. Highs 59 to 62.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs around 66.
Impacts - E19 Information
5.0 FeetFlooding of low lying areas adjacent to the river between Hinkley Road and Yermo. Some local erosion to the levees. Due to bank erosion the approach from the east of the Hinkley Road bridge could be in danger of being undercut. Minneola Road and Harvard Road east of Barstow could be overtopped and closed to traffic.
5.5 FeetFlooding of low lying areas and farmland adjacent to the river between Hinkley Road and Yermo. Due to bank erosion the approach from the east to the Hinkley Road bridge is closed. Additional erosion of the levees can be expected.
6.0 FeetSome levees are threatened and overtopping is possible which would bring flooding to structures located near the river bank off Soapmine Road and Riverside Drive in Barstow. Lenwood Road crossing overtopped and closed to traffic.
8.0 FeetLevees could be overtopped leading to extensive flooding of structures and infrastructure located along the river bank off Soapmine Road and Riverside Drive in Barstow.
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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 Las Vegas 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.