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VENTURA RIVER - FOSTER PARK (VRVC1)
Latitude: 34.35º NLongitude: 119.31º WElevation: 200 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: Dec 05 2021 at 7:46 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 06 2021 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 15.9 FeetFlood Stage: 17.6 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2020*
4,600
13.71
Apr 6, 2020
2019*
16,000
20.23
Feb 2, 2019
2018*
6,030
16.09
Jan 9, 2018
2017*
18,500
21.23
Feb 17, 2017
2016*
906
9.78
Jan 6, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1929 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1978*
63,600
19.14
Feb 10, 1978
1969*
58,000
24.30
Jan 25, 1969
1992*
45,800
20.66
Feb 12, 1992
1995*
43,700
21.16
Jan 10, 1995
2005*
41,000
17.08
Jan 10, 2005
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ040)
Today: Partly cloudy except for patchy low clouds and fog in the morning. Fog locally dense with visibility one quarter mile or less. Highs in the 60s.

Tonight: Areas of low clouds and fog in the evening then mostly cloudy. Fog locally dense with visibility one quarter mile or less. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain. Lows around 50.

Thursday: Rain becoming likely by the afternoon. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain in the evening. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s.

Friday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 50s to around 60.

Friday Night through Sunday: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Impacts - E19 Information
17.6 FeetVentura River begins to flood the Ferro Ranch area just upstream of the Main Street Bridge in Ventura.
19.1 FeetFerro Ranch upstream of the Main Street Bridge floods, the Ventura RV Park just downstream of the Main Street Bridge floods.
20.1 FeetFerro Ranch upstream of the Main Street Bridge in Ventura floods, the Ventura RV Park just downstream of the Main Street Bridge floods, US Highway 101 floods, and Main Street in Ventura floods.
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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.