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BEAR CREEK - MCKEE ROAD (MEEC1)
Latitude: 37.31º NLongitude: 120.44º WElevation: 187 Feet
Location: Merced County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Nov 28 2022 at 1:51 PM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 29 2022 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 17.0 FeetFlood Stage: 23.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2021
1,860
12.25
Jan 29, 2021
2020
2,310
13.51
Apr 6, 2020
2019
2,650
14.60
Feb 4, 2019
2018
5,610
21.72
Mar 22, 2018
2017
3,670
18.88
Jan 11, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - November 1956 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1956*
9,500
22.90
Dec 25, 1955
2006
7,711
24.65
Apr 4, 2006
1958
7,400
16.90
Mar 16, 1958
1965
5,640
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Jan 7, 1965
1973
5,542
17.35
Feb 11, 1973
1962
5,380
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Feb 15, 1962
 * Possible backwater effect
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ302)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Patchy frost late in the night. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Areas of frost and patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy frost in the evening. Widespread frost after midnight. Lows around 30. Northeast winds up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.

Thursday: Chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the lower 30s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.

Saturday Night: Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.

Monday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the lower 50s.
Impacts - E19 Information
16.0 FeetSouth Bike Path along Bear Creek floods downstream of G Street Bridge.
17.0 FeetStorm drains begin to back up. Street flooding occurs mainly north of Bear Creek Drive and east of M Street.
23.0 FeetBeechwood Subdivision and the trailer park along the southern end of Bear Creek Drive floods in addition to Applegate Park on the south side of Bear Creek Drive.
24.65 FeetFlood of Record - 04/04/2006.
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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 San Joaquin Valley-Hanford 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.