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SANTA CLARA RIVER - PIRU (SCPC1)
Latitude: 34.40º NLongitude: 118.74º WElevation: 710 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Southern CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: Jul 14 2024 at 8:25 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jul 15 2024 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 12.8 FeetFlood Stage: 13.1 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2023*
3,950
10.65
Jan 10, 2023
2022*
3,560
10.06
Dec 30, 2021
2021*
906
4.30
Jan 29, 2021
2020*
5,320
6.56
Dec 26, 2019
2019*
7,480
7.70
Jan 17, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1952 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1969*
62,500
17.90
Feb 25, 1969
2005*
32,000
12.10
Feb 9, 2005
1966*
32,0000
11.50
Dec 29, 1965
1983*
30,600
11.78
Mar 1, 1983
1998*
10,000**
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Feb 3, 1998
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** Discharge is the maximum daily average
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Impacts - E19 Information
14.0 FeetCombined with flow from piru creek may cuase flooding south of fillmore upstream of the highway 23 bridge.
13.6 FeetDamage possible to Torrey Road bridge.
13.4 FeetTorrey Road bridge approaches my become damaged.
12.8 FeetTorrey Road bridge approaches become flooded.
12.6 FeetPotential for bank erosion along the channel including an area that was an historic landfill.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ358)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Monday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s except the upper 80s to mid 90s farthest inland.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s and 60s.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s except around 90 farthest inland.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to mid 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s except the lower to mid 90s farthest inland.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s and 60s.

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s except 94 to 100 farthest inland.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s to around 70.

Friday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the upper 70s and 80s except 96 to 101 farthest inland.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s to lower 70s.

Saturday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s except 96 to 101 farthest inland.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s to lower 70s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s except the mid to upper 90s farthest inland.
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 Los Angeles-Oxnard 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.