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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: Jun 19 2024 at 8:53 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jun 20 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
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)
Tonight: Mostly clear in the evening then areas of low clouds and fog. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Thursday: Areas of low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s except the lower to mid 80s farthest inland. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear except for patchy low clouds and fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Friday: Sunny except for patchy low clouds and fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s and 70s except the mid 80s to around 90 farthest inland.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Saturday: Areas of low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs in the 70s to around 80 except the upper 80s to mid 90s farthest inland.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then areas of low clouds and fog. Lows around 60.

Sunday: Areas of low clouds and fog mostly clearing in the afternoon. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s except around 90 farthest inland.

Sunday Night: Clear except for patchy low clouds and fog. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Monday: Sunny except for patchy low clouds and fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s except around 90 farthest inland.

Monday Night: Mostly clear except for patchy low clouds and fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Tuesday: Sunny except for patchy low clouds and fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s except around 90 farthest inland.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear except for patchy low clouds and fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Wednesday: Sunny except for patchy low clouds and fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s except around 90 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.