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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: Mar 03 2024 at 9:04 AM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 04 2024 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
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
2018*
820
5.13
Mar 22, 2018
 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
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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ358)
Today: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s to around 60. West winds 15 to 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s. West winds 15 to 25 mph.

Monday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 40s. West winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.

Wednesday: A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

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

Friday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to around 70.

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

Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s.
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.