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SANTA CLARA RIVER - PIRU (SCPC1)
Latitude: 34.40º NLongitude: 118.74º WElevation: 710 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Monitor Stage: 12.8 FeetFlood Stage: 13.1 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2022*
3,560
10.06
Dec 30, 2021
2021*
906
4.30
Jan 29, 2021
2020*
5,320
6.56
Dec 26, 2019
2019*
7,480
7.70
Jan 17, 2019
2018*
820
5.13
Mar 22, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1952 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1969*
62,500
17.90
Feb 25, 1969
2005*
32,000
12.10
Feb 9, 2005
1966*
32,0000
11.50
Dec 29, 1965
1983*
30,600
11.78
Mar 1, 1983
1998*
10,000**
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Feb 3, 1998
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** Discharge is the maximum daily average
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ358)
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 upper 60s to mid 70s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy except for patchy low clouds and fog after midnight. Lows around 50.

Friday: Partly cloudy except for patchy low clouds and fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Saturday: Sunny except for patchy low clouds and fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s except the mid 70s to around 80 farthest inland.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Clear. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.

Monday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s.

Monday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then low clouds and fog. Lows in the mid 40s to around 50.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Low clouds and fog in the morning and night, otherwise partly cloudy. Highs in the 60s. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.
Impacts - E19 Information
12.8 FeetPotential bank erosion along the channel and along an historical landfill located on the north bank of the channel just downstream of the confluence with Piru Creek.
13.1 FeetTorrey Road Bridge approaches become flooded.
14.0 FeetTorrey Road Bridge approaches become damaged and possible damage to Torrey Road Bridge.
14.2 FeetDamage to Torrey Road Bridge approaches and possible damage to Torrey Road Bridge. Possible flooding on the south side of the Santa Clara River in Fillmore upstream of the Highway 23 Bridge.
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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.