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SANTA CLARA RIVER - PIRU (SCPC1)
Latitude: 34.40º NLongitude: 118.74º WElevation: 710 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: Feb 06 2023 at 1:50 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 07 2023 at 9:00 AM PST
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
2021*
906
4.30
Jan 29, 2021
2020*
5,320
6.56
Dec 26, 2019
2019*
7,480
7.70
Jan 17, 2019
2018*
820
5.13
Mar 22, 2018
2017*
7,870
14.17
Feb 17, 2017
 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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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ358)
Today: Sunny. Highs in the 60s. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph through early afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s. North winds around 15 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s. Northeast winds around 15 mph in the morning.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Northeast winds around 15 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 70s. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s.

Friday: Sunny early then partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.

Saturday: Partly cloudy in the morning, becoming mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s.

Monday: Sunny. Highs in the 60s to around 70.
Impacts - E19 Information
12.8 FeetPotential bank erosion along the channel and along an historical landfill located on the north bank of the channel just downstream of the confluence with Piru Creek.
13.1 FeetTorrey Road Bridge approaches become flooded.
14.0 FeetTorrey Road Bridge approaches become damaged and possible damage to Torrey Road Bridge.
14.2 FeetDamage to Torrey Road Bridge approaches and possible damage to Torrey Road Bridge. Possible flooding on the south side of the Santa Clara River in Fillmore upstream of the Highway 23 Bridge.
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.