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SANTA CLARA RIVER - VICTORIA AVENUE (VCAC1)
Latitude: 34.24º NLongitude: 119.22º WElevation: 25 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: May 18 2021 at 8:10 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 19 2021 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 49.5 FeetFlood Stage: 52.6 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years*
2020
8,770
42.46
Apr 7, 2020
2019
34,100
45.88
Jan 17, 2019
2018
6,330
41.62
Mar 23, 2018
2017
31,000
45.49
Feb 18, 2017
2016
10,079
39.63
Jan 6, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - May 2007 to Present)*
2008
37,253
39.51
Jan 5, 2008
2019
34,100
45.88
Jan 17, 2019
2008
33,122
38.33
Jan 27, 2008
2017
31,000
45.49
Feb 18, 2017
2010
18,798
39.35
Jan 22, 2010
* Most recent 5-year data and historical event data is taken from records beginning Jan 5, 2008
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ040)
Today: Cloudy in the morning then clearing to the beaches in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

Wednesday: Cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the lower to mid 50s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Thursday: Cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the 60s. West winds 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then cloudy. Lows around 50.

Friday: Cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the 60s.

Friday Night: Mostly clear except for patchy low clouds and fog after midnight. Lows around 50.

Saturday: Partly cloudy except for patchy low clouds and fog in the morning. Highs in the 60s.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the lower 50s.

Sunday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs from the lower 60s at the beaches to the lower 70s inland.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the lower to mid 50s.

Monday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs from the mid 60s to around 70 at the beaches to the mid to upper 70s inland.
Impacts - E19 Information
53.0 FeetVentura Road under the railroad bridge will begin to flood as well as the Wagon Wheel Road shopping center.
54.0 FeetStores at the Wagon Wheel shopping center will begin to be flooded. McGrath State Beach campground will be flooded.
55.0 FeetHarbor Boulevard Bridge will be overtopped by flood waters. The Montalvo waste water treatment plant will be flooded. The River Ridge area, Olivas Park Golf Course, Ventura Harbor area, and the Ventura Wastewater treatment plant will be flooded.
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.