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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: Dec 11 2018 at 12:23 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 12 2018 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
2017*
7,870
14.17
Feb 17, 2017
2016*
2,250
8.64
Jan 6, 2016
2015*
4,120
10.83
Dec 12, 2014
2014*
1,750
10.02
Feb 28, 2014
2013*
893
6.69
Mar 8, 2013
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1952 to Present)
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   (CAZ044)
Rest of Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s. North winds around 15 mph.

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

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts to 40 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph.

Friday: Partly cloudy in the morning then mostly cloudy. Highs in the 60s to lower 70s.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 40s to around 50.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the 60s to around 70.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 40s to around 50.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 60s.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

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

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs in the 60s to lower 70s.
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.