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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: Sep 24 2017 at 8:39 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 25 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
2016
3,340
11.61
Jan 5, 2016
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
 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: Clear. Lows 50 to 60. Areas of winds northwest 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph in the evening becoming light.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs 77 to 82 near the coast to 83 to 88 inland. Light winds becoming west 15 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 61. Light winds.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 76 to 81 near the coast to 82 to 87 inland. Light winds.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 61. Light winds.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 74 to 79 near the coast to 80 to 85 inland.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 58 to 64.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 75 to 80 near the coast to 81 to 86 inland.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 59 to 64.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs 75 to 80 near the coast to 82 to 87 inland.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 60 to 66.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 79 to 84 near the coast to 86 to 91 inland.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 61 to 66.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 79 to 84 near the coast to 85 to 90 inland.
Impacts - E19 Information
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. Fashion Valley Transit Center closed.
13.5 FeetParking structures designed for flooding fill with water. Golf course under water. Portions of Hotel Circle Road North under water. Access restrictions to hotels possible. Trolley station at Fashion valley impacted.
16.5 Feet23,500 cfs. Most unelevated roads and intersections in Mission Valley flooded and impassable. Golf course inundated. Damage to businesses. Evacuations may be needed for hotels, businesses, and residences. Portions of the Trolley line and Qualcomm Stadium parking lot under water.
17.5 FeetWater flowing over lowest portions of the State Route 163 (Cabrillo Freeway) over the San Diego River. Road closure may be needed.
18.7 Feet50,000 cfs. 500-Year flood. Widespread damage to businesses, residences, and roads throughout Mission Valley. Evacuations very likely needed. Follow evactuation recommendations from local emergency management officials. Large portions of the business district under water. Portions of Interstate 8 between Interstate 805 west to the Mission Grove Office Park may be flooded.
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.