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SANTA CLARA RIVER - PIRU (SCPC1)
Latitude: 34.40º NLongitude: 118.74º WElevation: 710 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Southern 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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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ358)
Today: A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Highs in the 50s to around 60. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Rain. Lows in the mid 40s to around 50. Southwest winds around 15 mph.

Saturday: Rain. Highs in the 50s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.

Saturday Night: Rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 40s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to around 60. West winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s to around 40.

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

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s.

Tuesday: Sunny in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

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

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

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

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain in the morning, then sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
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.