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SANTA CLARA RIVER - VICTORIA AVENUE (VCAC1)
Latitude: 34.24º NLongitude: 119.22º WElevation: 25 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Monitor Stage: 49.5 FeetFlood Stage: 52.6 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years*
2022
8,000
42.22
Dec 30, 2022
2021
83
35.71
Mar 26, 2021
2020
8,770
42.46
Apr 7, 2020
2019
34,100
45.88
Jan 17, 2019
2018
6,330
41.62
Mar 23, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - May 2007 to Present)* - Ranked by Flow
2008
37,253
39.51
Jan 5, 2008
2019
34,100
45.88
Jan 17, 2019
2008
33,122
38.33
Jan 27, 2008
2017
31,000
45.49
Feb 18, 2017
2010
18,798
39.35
Jan 22, 2010
* Most recent 5-year data and historical event data is taken from records beginning Jan 5, 2008
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ354)
Today: A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Highs around 60. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Rain. Lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.

Saturday: Rain. Highs in the mid 50s to around 60. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Rain likely. Lows in the mid to upper 40s. West winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs around 60. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.

Monday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s to around 50.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs around 60.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid to upper 40s.

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
Impacts - E19 Information
53.0 FeetVentura Road under the railroad bridge will begin to flood as well as the Wagon Wheel Road shopping center.
54.0 FeetStores at the Wagon Wheel shopping center will begin to be flooded. McGrath State Beach campground will be flooded.
55.0 FeetHarbor Boulevard Bridge will be overtopped by flood waters. The Montalvo waste water treatment plant will be flooded. The River Ridge area, Olivas Park Golf Course, Ventura Harbor area, and the Ventura Wastewater treatment plant will be flooded.
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.