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KERN RIVER - KERNVILLE (KRVC1)
Latitude: 35.75º NLongitude: 118.42º WElevation: 2637 Feet
Location: Kern County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: San JoaquinRiver Group: Tulare
Issuance Time: Feb 25 2024 at 7:44 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 26 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 12.5 FeetFlood Stage: 13.5 Feet

SPECIAL NOTE:Raw observed data may be unreliable due to gauge damage and river bank erosion sustained during the recent 2023 floods. This may increase forecast uncertainty.

# Tabular Observed and Forecast Hydrograph Information
#
# Location: Kern River - Kernville (KRVC1)
#
# File Generation Time:  02/25/2024 at 07:44 AM PST
# Data Interval:  1 Hour
#
# Most Recent Date & Time of Maximum Observed:  02/20/2024 at 07:00 AM PST
# Maximum Observed Stage:                       4.8 Feet
# Maximum Observed Flow:                        1585 cfs
#
# Earliest Date & Time of Maximum Forecast:     02/27/2024 at 01:00 PM PST
# Maximum Forecast Stage:                       3.8 Feet
# Maximum Forecast Flow:                        920 cfs
#
# OBSERVED
#
# Date & Time  (Local)    Stage (Feet)     Flow (cfs)     Trend     Observed Status
# ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  02/20/2024 07 AM PST             4.8           1585                        Normal
  02/20/2024 08 AM PST             4.7           1525         -              Normal
  02/20/2024 09 AM PST             4.7           1481         -              Normal
  02/20/2024 10 AM PST             4.6           1431         -              Normal
  02/20/2024 11 AM PST             4.6           1431         0              Normal
  02/20/2024 12 PM PST             4.5           1395         -              Normal
  02/20/2024 01 PM PST             4.5           1374         -              Normal
  02/20/2024 02 PM PST             4.5           1381         +              Normal
  02/20/2024 03 PM PST             4.5           1340         -              Normal
  02/20/2024 04 PM PST             4.5           1333         -              Normal
  02/20/2024 05 PM PST             4.4           1312         -              Normal
  02/20/2024 06 PM PST             4.3           1266         -              Normal
  02/20/2024 07 PM PST             4.3           1253         -              Normal
  02/20/2024 08 PM PST             4.3           1260         +              Normal
  02/20/2024 09 PM PST             4.3           1228         -              Normal
  02/20/2024 10 PM PST             4.2           1202         -              Normal
  02/20/2024 11 PM PST             4.3           1221         +              Normal
  02/21/2024 12 AM PST             4.3           1215         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 01 AM PST             4.3           1228         +              Normal
  02/21/2024 02 AM PST             4.2           1202         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 03 AM PST             4.2           1195         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 04 AM PST             4.2           1183         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 05 AM PST             4.2           1202         +              Normal
  02/21/2024 06 AM PST             4.2           1195         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 07 AM PST             4.3           1221         +              Normal
  02/21/2024 08 AM PST             4.2           1202         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 09 AM PST             4.2           1202         0              Normal
  02/21/2024 10 AM PST             4.2           1176         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 11 AM PST             4.2           1170         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 12 PM PST             4.2           1145         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 01 PM PST             4.2           1139         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 02 PM PST             4.2           1139         0              Normal
  02/21/2024 03 PM PST             4.1           1109         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 04 PM PST             4.0           1079         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 05 PM PST             4.0           1079         0              Normal
  02/21/2024 06 PM PST             4.0           1068         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 07 PM PST             4.0           1073         +              Normal
  02/21/2024 08 PM PST             4.0           1021         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 09 PM PST             4.0           1044         +              Normal
  02/21/2024 10 PM PST             4.0           1021         -              Normal
  02/21/2024 11 PM PST             4.0           1027         +              Normal
  02/22/2024 12 AM PST             4.0           1021         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 01 AM PST             4.0           1021         0              Normal
  02/22/2024 02 AM PST             3.9           1016         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 03 AM PST             4.0           1027         +              Normal
  02/22/2024 04 AM PST             3.9           1016         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 05 AM PST             3.9           1010         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 06 AM PST             3.9           1004         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 07 AM PST             3.9            993         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 08 AM PST             3.9            981         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 09 AM PST             3.9            975         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 10 AM PST             3.9            963         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 11 AM PST             3.9            963         0              Normal
  02/22/2024 12 PM PST             3.8            945         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 01 PM PST             3.8            939         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 02 PM PST             3.8            927         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 03 PM PST             3.8            920         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 04 PM PST             3.8            914         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 05 PM PST             3.8            908         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 06 PM PST             3.8            902         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 07 PM PST             3.8            908         +              Normal
  02/22/2024 08 PM PST             3.7            871         -              Normal
  02/22/2024 09 PM PST             3.7            877         +              Normal
  02/22/2024 10 PM PST             3.7            883         +              Normal
  02/22/2024 11 PM PST             3.7            865         -              Normal
  02/23/2024 12 AM PST             3.7            883         +              Normal
  02/23/2024 01 AM PST             3.7            871         -              Normal
  02/23/2024 02 AM PST             3.7            877         +              Normal
  02/23/2024 03 AM PST             3.7            865         -              Normal
  02/23/2024 04 AM PST             3.7            883         +              Normal
  02/23/2024 05 AM PST             3.7            865         -              Normal
  02/23/2024 06 AM PST             3.7            883         +              Normal
  02/23/2024 07 AM PST             3.7            883         0              Normal
  02/23/2024 08 AM PST             3.7            871         -              Normal
  02/23/2024 09 AM PST             3.7            877         +              Normal
  02/23/2024 10 AM PST             3.7            877         0              Normal
  02/23/2024 11 AM PST             3.7            859         -              Normal
  02/23/2024 12 PM PST             3.7            871         +              Normal
  02/23/2024 01 PM PST             3.7            859         -              Normal
  02/23/2024 02 PM PST             3.7            859         0              Normal
  02/23/2024 03 PM PST             3.7            865         +              Normal
  02/23/2024 04 PM PST             3.7            859         -              Normal
  02/23/2024 05 PM PST             3.6            841         -              Normal
  02/23/2024 06 PM PST             3.6            829         -              Normal
  02/23/2024 07 PM PST             3.6            824         -              Normal
  02/23/2024 08 PM PST             3.6            812         -              Normal
  02/23/2024 09 PM PST             3.6            812         0              Normal
  02/23/2024 10 PM PST             3.6            824         +              Normal
  02/23/2024 11 PM PST             3.6            824         0              Normal
  02/24/2024 12 AM PST             3.6            801         -              Normal
  02/24/2024 01 AM PST             3.6            824         +              Normal
  02/24/2024 02 AM PST             3.6            818         -              Normal
  02/24/2024 03 AM PST             3.6            795         -              Normal
  02/24/2024 04 AM PST             3.6            795         0              Normal
  02/24/2024 05 AM PST             3.6            806         +              Normal
  02/24/2024 06 AM PST             3.6            818         +              Normal
  02/24/2024 07 AM PST             3.6            812         -              Normal
  02/24/2024 08 AM PST             3.6            818         +              Normal
  02/24/2024 09 AM PST             3.6            806         -              Normal
  02/24/2024 10 AM PST             3.6            812         +              Normal
  02/24/2024 11 AM PST             3.6            795         -              Normal
  02/24/2024 12 PM PST             3.5            778         -              Normal
  02/24/2024 01 PM PST             3.5            784         +              Normal
  02/24/2024 02 PM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/24/2024 03 PM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/24/2024 04 PM PST             3.5            778         -              Normal
  02/24/2024 05 PM PST             3.5            778         0              Normal
  02/24/2024 06 PM PST             3.5            773         -              Normal
  02/24/2024 07 PM PST             3.5            761         -              Normal
  02/24/2024 08 PM PST             3.5            761         0              Normal
  02/24/2024 09 PM PST             3.5            750         -              Normal
  02/24/2024 10 PM PST             3.5            756         +              Normal
  02/24/2024 11 PM PST             3.5            756         0              Normal
  02/25/2024 12 AM PST             3.5            761         +              Normal
  02/25/2024 01 AM PST             3.5            773         +              Normal
  02/25/2024 02 AM PST             3.5            756         -              Normal
  02/25/2024 03 AM PST             3.5            756         0              Normal
  02/25/2024 04 AM PST             3.5            761         +              Normal
  02/25/2024 05 AM PST             3.5            767         +              Normal
  02/25/2024 06 AM PST             3.5            773         +              Normal
  02/25/2024 07 AM PST             3.5            778         +              Normal
#
# FORECAST
#
# Date & Time  (Local)    Stage (Feet)     Flow (cfs)     Trend     Forecast Status
# ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  02/25/2024 08 AM PST             3.5            784                        Normal
  02/25/2024 09 AM PST             3.6            789         +              Normal
  02/25/2024 10 AM PST             3.6            789         0              Normal
  02/25/2024 11 AM PST             3.6            789         0              Normal
  02/25/2024 12 PM PST             3.6            795         +              Normal
  02/25/2024 01 PM PST             3.6            795         0              Normal
  02/25/2024 02 PM PST             3.6            795         0              Normal
  02/25/2024 03 PM PST             3.6            795         0              Normal
  02/25/2024 04 PM PST             3.6            795         0              Normal
  02/25/2024 05 PM PST             3.6            789         -              Normal
  02/25/2024 06 PM PST             3.6            789         0              Normal
  02/25/2024 07 PM PST             3.5            784         -              Normal
  02/25/2024 08 PM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/25/2024 09 PM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/25/2024 10 PM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/25/2024 11 PM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 12 AM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 01 AM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 02 AM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 03 AM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 04 AM PST             3.6            789         +              Normal
  02/26/2024 05 AM PST             3.6            789         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 06 AM PST             3.6            795         +              Normal
  02/26/2024 07 AM PST             3.6            795         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 08 AM PST             3.6            795         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 09 AM PST             3.6            801         +              Normal
  02/26/2024 10 AM PST             3.6            801         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 11 AM PST             3.6            795         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 12 PM PST             3.6            795         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 01 PM PST             3.6            795         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 02 PM PST             3.6            795         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 03 PM PST             3.6            789         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 04 PM PST             3.6            789         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 05 PM PST             3.5            784         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 06 PM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 07 PM PST             3.5            778         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 08 PM PST             3.5            778         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 09 PM PST             3.5            778         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 10 PM PST             3.5            784         +              Normal
  02/26/2024 11 PM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/27/2024 12 AM PST             3.6            789         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 01 AM PST             3.6            795         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 02 AM PST             3.6            801         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 03 AM PST             3.6            812         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 04 AM PST             3.6            829         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 05 AM PST             3.6            841         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 06 AM PST             3.7            859         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 07 AM PST             3.7            871         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 08 AM PST             3.7            883         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 09 AM PST             3.7            895         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 10 AM PST             3.8            902         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 11 AM PST             3.8            908         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 12 PM PST             3.8            914         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 01 PM PST             3.8            920         +              Normal
  02/27/2024 02 PM PST             3.8            920         0              Normal
  02/27/2024 03 PM PST             3.8            920         0              Normal
  02/27/2024 04 PM PST             3.8            908         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 05 PM PST             3.8            902         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 06 PM PST             3.7            889         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 07 PM PST             3.7            877         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 08 PM PST             3.7            865         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 09 PM PST             3.7            859         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 10 PM PST             3.7            853         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 11 PM PST             3.7            847         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 12 AM PST             3.6            835         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 01 AM PST             3.6            829         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 02 AM PST             3.6            824         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 03 AM PST             3.6            824         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 04 AM PST             3.6            818         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 05 AM PST             3.6            818         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 06 AM PST             3.6            812         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 07 AM PST             3.6            812         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 08 AM PST             3.6            806         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 09 AM PST             3.6            806         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 10 AM PST             3.6            806         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 11 AM PST             3.6            801         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 12 PM PST             3.6            801         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 01 PM PST             3.6            795         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 02 PM PST             3.6            795         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 03 PM PST             3.6            789         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 04 PM PST             3.5            784         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 05 PM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 06 PM PST             3.5            778         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 07 PM PST             3.5            773         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 08 PM PST             3.5            773         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 09 PM PST             3.5            767         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 10 PM PST             3.5            767         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 11 PM PST             3.5            767         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 12 AM PST             3.5            767         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 01 AM PST             3.5            767         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 02 AM PST             3.5            773         +              Normal
  02/29/2024 03 AM PST             3.5            778         +              Normal
  02/29/2024 04 AM PST             3.5            784         +              Normal
  02/29/2024 05 AM PST             3.6            789         +              Normal
  02/29/2024 06 AM PST             3.6            801         +              Normal
  02/29/2024 07 AM PST             3.6            806         +              Normal
  02/29/2024 08 AM PST             3.6            812         +              Normal
  02/29/2024 09 AM PST             3.6            818         +              Normal
  02/29/2024 10 AM PST             3.6            824         +              Normal
  02/29/2024 11 AM PST             3.6            829         +              Normal
  02/29/2024 12 PM PST             3.6            829         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 01 PM PST             3.6            835         +              Normal
  02/29/2024 02 PM PST             3.6            835         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 03 PM PST             3.6            829         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 04 PM PST             3.6            824         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 05 PM PST             3.6            812         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 06 PM PST             3.6            806         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 07 PM PST             3.6            801         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 08 PM PST             3.6            795         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 09 PM PST             3.6            789         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 10 PM PST             3.6            789         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 11 PM PST             3.5            784         -              Normal
  03/01/2024 12 AM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  03/01/2024 01 AM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  03/01/2024 02 AM PST             3.5            784         0              Normal
  03/01/2024 03 AM PST             3.6            789         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 04 AM PST             3.6            789         0              Normal
#
# NOTE 1: Stages are rounded to the nearest tenth (.1) of a foot.
# NOTE 2: Flows are rounded to the nearest (1) cfs.
# NOTE 3: Trends are determined using hourly change in unrounded stage and flow.
# NOTE 4: Maximum Values are determined using unrounded stage and flow.