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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 10 2018 at 1:50 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 11 2018 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
2017*
18,500
21.23
Feb 17, 2017
2016*
906
9.78
Jan 6, 2016
2015*
5
6.36
Jun 10, 2015
2014*
3,180
12.86
Mar 1, 2014
2013*
5
6.21
Apr 11, 2013
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1929 to Present)
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)
Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to around 70. Northwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s. Northeast winds around 15 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to around 70. Northeast winds around 15 mph in the morning.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 70s.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s to around 70.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s to around 50.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 60s.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 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.
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.