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VENTURA RIVER - FOSTER PARK (VRVC1)
Latitude: 34.35º NLongitude: 119.31º WElevation: 200 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Monitor Stage: 15.9 FeetFlood Stage: 17.6 Feet


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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2021*
81
7.45
Jan 28, 2021
2020*
4,600
13.71
Apr 6, 2020
2019*
16,000
20.23
Feb 2, 2019
2018*
6,030
16.09
Jan 9, 2018
2017*
18,500
21.23
Feb 17, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1929 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1978*
63,600
19.14
Feb 10, 1978
1969*
58,000
24.30
Jan 25, 1969
1992*
45,800
20.66
Feb 12, 1992
1995*
43,700
21.16
Jan 10, 1995
2005*
41,000
17.08
Jan 10, 2005
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ356)
Rest of Today: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s to around 60.

Tonight: A chance of rain in the evening, then rain after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.

Tuesday: Rain. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Southeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph shifting to the southwest with gusts to 40 mph in the afternoon. Gusts to 55 mph.

Tuesday Night: Rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 40s. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph decreasing to around 15 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Rain likely in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Southwest winds around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain in the evening, becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s.

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 50s to around 60.

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

Friday: Sunny. Highs around 60.

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

Saturday: Sunny. Highs around 60.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 40.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s to around 60.
Impacts - E19 Information
17.6 FeetVentura River begins to flood the Ferro Ranch area just upstream of the Main Street Bridge in Ventura.
19.1 FeetFerro Ranch upstream of the Main Street Bridge floods, the Ventura RV Park just downstream of the Main Street Bridge floods.
20.1 FeetFerro Ranch upstream of the Main Street Bridge in Ventura floods, the Ventura RV Park just downstream of the Main Street Bridge floods, US Highway 101 floods, and Main Street in Ventura floods.
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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.