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SANTA CLARA RIVER - VICTORIA AVENUE (VCAC1)
Latitude: 34.24º NLongitude: 119.22º WElevation: 25 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: 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*
2022
8,000
42.22
Dec 30, 2022
2021
83
35.71
Mar 26, 2021
2020
8,770
42.46
Apr 7, 2020
2019
34,100
45.88
Jan 17, 2019
2018
6,330
41.62
Mar 23, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - May 2007 to Present)* - Ranked by Flow
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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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ354)
Tonight: Clear. Lows in the lower to mid 40s. West winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts to 40 mph in the evening.

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

Monday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Northwest 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. Lows in the mid 40s to around 50. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs around 60. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain in the evening. Lows in the 40s to around 50.

Thursday through Friday Night: Mostly clear. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s.

Saturday through Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. Lows in the mid 40s to around 50.
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.