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VENTURA RIVER - FOSTER PARK (VRVC1)
Latitude: 34.35º NLongitude: 119.31º WElevation: 200 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Southern 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
2022*
2,390
11.61
Dec 23, 2021
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
 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
Location Photographs
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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ356)
Today: Partly cloudy early, becoming mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows mid 40s to lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy early then sunny. Highs in the 60s.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 40s to around 50.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the 60s to around 70.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows mid to upper 40s.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Thursday Night: Increasing clouds. Lows mid to upper 40s.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid to upper 50s.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows mid 40s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower to mid 50s.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows mid 30s to around 40.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers in the morning, becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s.
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.