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VENTURA RIVER - FOSTER PARK (VRVC1)
Latitude: 34.35º NLongitude: 119.31º WElevation: 200 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Southern CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: Jul 21 2024 at 8:45 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jul 22 2024 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2023*
34,700
25.42
Jan 9, 2023
2022*
2,390
11.61
Dec 23, 2021
2021*
81
7.45
Jan 28, 2021
2020*
4,600
13.71
Apr 6, 2020
2019*
16,000
20.23
Feb 2, 2019
 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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Impacts - E19 Information
20.1 FeetVentura river begins to flood highway 101 and Main Street bridge in ventura.
19.1 FeetVentura river begins to flood the Ventura Beach RV Resort.
17.6 FeetVentura river begins to flood the ferro ranch area upstream of the Main Street bridge in ventura.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ356)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s and 60s.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 70s to around 80 except the lower to mid 90s farthest inland.

Monday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s and 60s.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 70s to around 80 except the lower to mid 90s farthest inland.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s and 60s.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s except the lower to mid 90s farthest inland.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s to around 70.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s except the mid to upper 90s farthest inland.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s and 60s.

Friday: Sunny. Highs in the 70s to around 80 except the lower to mid 90s farthest inland.

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

Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the 70s except the lower to mid 80s farthest inland.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to around 60.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s except the upper 70s to mid 80s 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.