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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: May 18 2021 at 8:10 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 19 2021 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2020*
0**
--
--
2019*
148
3.32
Feb 16, 2019
2018*
0**
--
--
2017*
0**
--
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2016*
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)
Today: Sunny. Highs 91 to 94. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 60 to 63. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon. Highs around 90. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 50 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Windy. Patchy blowing dust in the evening. Lows 56 to 59. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, windy. Not as warm. Highs 76 to 79. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Clear, windy. Lows around 52.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly clear. Windy. Highs 73 to 76. Lows 50 to 53.

Saturday and Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 80. Lows 52 to 55.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Clear. Highs 84 to 87. Lows 56 to 59.

Monday: Sunny. Highs around 91.
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.
6.5 FeetLenwood Road crossing at Mojave River potentially overtopped.
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.