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VAN DUZEN RIVER - BRIDGEVILLE (BRGC1)
Latitude: 40.48º NLongitude: 123.89º WElevation: 358 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Monitor Stage: 13.0 FeetFlood Stage: 17.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2021
8,260
7.21
Feb 2, 2021
2020
9,560
7.97
Jan 26, 2020
2019
25,600
15.05
Feb 27, 2019
2018
10,100
8.24
Apr 7, 2018
2017
26,700
15.49
Jan 8, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1950 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1965
48,700
24.00
Dec 22, 1964
1995
43,700
19.72
Jan 09, 1995
1997
37,100
18.73
Dec 31, 1996
1986
36,900
18.17
Feb 17, 1986
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Today: Cloudy. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Breezy. Snow level 5000 feet in the afternoon. Highs 44 to 59. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph.

Tonight: Rain in the evening, then rain showers and snow showers overnight. Breezy. Snow level 3500 to 4000 feet. Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Lows 32 to 42. South wind 20 to 25 mph.

Sunday: Snow showers in the morning. Rain showers likely through the day. Snow showers likely in the afternoon. Snow level 3500 feet. Snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. Highs 36 to 50.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Snow level 2500 to 3000 feet. Lows 28 to 38.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Patchy frost. Highs 45 to 57.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 30 to 40.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs 49 to 61. Lows 31 to 41.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 48 to 60. Lows 31 to 41.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 56 to 68.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 44.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs 53 to 65.
Impacts - E19 Information
17.0 FeetFlooding begins in lower portions of Grizzly Creek State Park and along River Bar Road.
18.0 FeetMinor flooding of Highway 36 near Grizzly Creek State Park and in lower portions of the State Park itself. Moderate flooding of River Bar Road in the Starvation Flats area.
19.0 FeetFlooding of Highway 36 near Grizzly Creek State Park and along River Bar Road in the Starvation Flats area. Water level at the State Park reaches the parking lot.
20.0 FeetFlooding of Highway 36, especially east of Carlotta and near Grizzly Creek State Park. Portions of River Bar Road in the Starvation Flats area are likely to be impassable. In the State Park water may reach near the office.
21.0 FeetFlooding of Highway 36 east of Carlotta and near the Grizzly Creek Bridge due to water over the road in numerous locations. Portions of River Bar Road in Starvation Flats will likely be impassable. Water level in Grizzly Creek State Park will approach Highway 36.
23.0 FeetExtensive, severe flooding with closure of Highway 36 east of Carlotta to near the Grizzly Creek Bridge. River Bar Road in the Starvation Flats area will be impassable.
24.0 FeetExtensive, severe, near record flooding from Bridgeville downstream to the mouth including portions of US Highway 101. All persons near the river should be prepared to take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
25.0 FeetExtensive, severe, record flooding from Bridgeville downstream to the mouth including portions of US Highway 101. All persons near the river should be prepared to take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
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 Eureka 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.