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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 20 2019 at 2:36 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 21 2019 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)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Snow level 1500 to 2500 feet. Lows in the mid 30s to around 40. West winds 10 to 20 with gusts to 30 mph shifting to the northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers, a slight chance of thunderstorms and a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 1500 to 2000 feet. Little or no snow accumulation. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s and 30s. Northwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the north after midnight.

Friday: Sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs in the upper 40s and 50s.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s and 30s.

Saturday: Sunny. Areas of frost. Highs in the lower to mid 50s.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s to around 40.

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

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

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

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

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s and 40s.

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