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SAN DIEGO RIVER - FASHION VALLEY (FSNC1)
Latitude: 32.77º NLongitude: 117.17º WElevation: 20 Feet
Location: San Diego County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: May 26 2017 at 7:35 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 27 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 7.5 FeetFlood Stage: 11.3 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015
1,290
8.97
Jul 19, 2015
2014
460
6.74
Mar 2, 2014
2013
582
6.59
Dec 13, 2012
2012
582
6.41
Nov 13, 2011
2011
9,420
14.06
Dec 22, 2010
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1982 to Present)
1995*
9,430
13.47
Mar 06, 1995
2011*
9,420
14.06
Dec 22, 2010
1983
8,280
13.11
Mar 02, 1983
1998
7,090
12.80
Feb 08, 1998
 * Since upstream regulation by El Capitan and San Vicente Reservoirs
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ043)
Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening and becoming cloudy. Lows 53 to 58. Light winds.

Saturday: Cloudy in the morning and becoming partly cloudy. Highs 66 to 71. Light winds becoming west 15 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening and becoming cloudy. Lows 52 to 57. Light winds.

Sunday: Cloudy in the morning and becoming mostly sunny. Highs 68 to 73. Light winds.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening and becoming cloudy. Lows 53 to 58. Light winds.

Memorial Day: Cloudy in the morning and becoming mostly sunny. Highs 69 to 74.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening and becoming cloudy. Lows 54 to 59.

Tuesday: Cloudy in the morning and becoming partly cloudy. Highs 65 to 70 near the coast to 72 inland.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening and becoming cloudy. Lows 54 to 59.

Wednesday: Cloudy in the morning and becoming partly cloudy. Highs 66 to 71 near the coast to 73 inland.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening and becoming cloudy. Lows around 57.

Thursday: Cloudy in the morning and becoming mostly sunny. Highs 67 to 72 near the coast to 74 inland.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear in the evening and becoming cloudy. Lows 55 to 60.

Friday: Cloudy in the morning and becoming mostly sunny. Highs around 69 near the coast to 72 to 77 inland.
Impacts - E19 Information
6.5 FeetAvenida Del Rio under water.
7.5 FeetEstimated level water begins to flow over Camino Del Este. Barricades needed.
8.8 FeetFashion Valley road closed. Officials barracade the road to travel.
11.3 FeetMinor flood. Low water crossings over the river in Mission Valley are closed and under water. Roads impacted include, Fashion Valley Road, Avenida Del Rio, Camino Del Este, Camino de la Reina, and Mission Center Road. Water flows into Fashion Valley parking lot.
13.5 FeetParking structures designed for flooding fill with water. Golf course under water. Hotel Circle Road North under water.
14.01 FeetNumerous area roads closed, portions of the Fashion Valley parking facilities under water. Extensive flooding of Qualcomm Stadium including the stadium and surrounding parking lot.
16.5 Feet23,500 cfs. Most unelevated roads and intersections in Mission Valley flooded and impassable. Evacuations for businesses and residences. Hotels evacuated and golf course inundated. Major damage to businesses. Portions of the trolley line impacted.
17.5 FeetWater flowing over lowest portions of the State Route 163 (Cabrillo Freeway) over the San Diego River. Road closure may be needed.
19.6 Feet75,000 cfs. Most of the valley under water. Considerable damage.
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 San Diego 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.