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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: Mar 23 2017 at 1:44 PM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 24 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: Mostly clear in the evening and becoming partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 51. Areas of winds west 15 mph in the evening becoming light.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs 62 to 67 near the coast to 66 to 71 inland. Light winds becoming west 15 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening and becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 49 to 54. Light winds.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs around 66. Light winds. Chance of measurable precipitation 40 percent.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 48 to 53. Light winds.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs 62 to 67 near the coast to 66 to 71 inland.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 49 to 54.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 64 to 69.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows 46 to 52.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs 63 to 68 near the coast to 68 to 73 inland.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 52.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 66 to 71 near the coast to 72 to 77 inland.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers overnight. Lows 49 to 54.

Thursday: Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Highs 63 to 68 near the coast to 69 to 74 inland.
Impacts - E19 Information
6.5 FeetAvenida Del Rio under water.
8.3 FeetWater begins to flow over Fashion Valley Road.
8.8 FeetFashion Valley Road closed. Officials barricade the road to travel.
11.3 FeetMinor flood. Water flows into Fashion Valley parking lot.
13.5 FeetParking structures designed for flooding fill with water. Golf course under water.
16.5 FeetAll intersections in Mission Valley flooded and impassable except for major bridge structures. Evacuations begin for businesses and residences. Hotels evacuated and golf course inundated. Major damage to businesses. 20,000 cfs.
18.5 FeetWidespread damage to businesses, residences, and roads throughout Mission Valley. Evacuations necessary. Large portions of the business district under water. 50,000 cfs.
19.6 FeetMost of the valley under water. Considerable damage. 75,000 cfs.
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.