National Weather Service California Nevada River Forecast Center Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service

Start of River Group | 

BEAR CREEK - MCKEE ROAD (MEEC1)
Latitude: 37.31º NLongitude: 120.44º WElevation: 187 Feet
Location: Merced County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Feb 23 2018 at 1:32 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 24 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 17.0 FeetFlood Stage: 23.0 Feet
Observed Data Credit
Gage owner logo

Raw streamflow data is provided by the California Department of Water Resources.
View CA DWR Data for this station location.

Verification - Historical Graphical RVF
Month:  
Day:  
Year:  
Cycle:  
To view other verification locations, use our Historical Graphical River Forecast Interface.
Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016
2,508
14.30
Mar 14, 2016
2015
238
5.91
Mar 4, 2010
2014
187
5.67
Oct 27, 2013
2013
2,245
13.33
Dec 24, 2012
2012
1,407
10.65
Apr 13, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - November 1956 to Present)
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
--
Jan 7, 1965
1973
5,542
17.35
Feb 11, 1973
1962
5,380
--
Feb 15, 1962
 * Possible backwater effect
Location Photographs
ESRI™ Locator Map
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ090)
Today: Sunny. Highs 57 to 62. Light winds in the morning becoming west around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 35. Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs 59 to 64. Light winds.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows 32 to 38. Light winds.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 53 to 58. Light winds in the morning becoming west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 29 to 35.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Highs 55 to 60.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 35.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 59 to 64.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight. Chance of showers 50 percent. Lows 33 to 39.

Thursday through Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 58 to 65. Lows 33 to 41.
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.
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 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.