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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 25 2019 at 9:08 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 26 2019 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
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: Clear. Lows 50 to 53. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Sunday: Partly sunny. Windy. Slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Patchy blowing dust through the day. Cooler. Highs 62 to 65. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Windy. Patchy blowing dust in the evening. Lows 43 to 46. Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 50 mph becoming west 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph after midnight.

Memorial Day: Sunny. Highs 69 to 72. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 49 to 52. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph decreasing to up to 10 mph after midnight.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Mostly clear. Warmer. Highs 84 to 87. Lows around 60.

Wednesday Night through Saturday: Mostly clear. Lows 64 to 67. Highs around 90.
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.