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MOJAVE RIVER - BARSTOW (MBRC1)
Latitude: 34.91º NLongitude: 117.02º WElevation: 2089 Feet
Location: San Bernardino County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: Aug 21 2017 at 7:29 AM PDTNext Issuance: Aug 22 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: N/A Flood Stage: 5.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
0**
--
--
2015*
0**
--
--
2014*
930
4.31
Aug 3, 2014
2013*
0**
--
--
2012*
0**
--
--
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1930 to Present)
1938*
64,300
8.60
Mar 03, 1938
1969*
30,000
6.80
Feb 25, 1969
1943*
26,000
7.00
Jan 23, 1943
2005*
20,500
3.58
Jan 11, 2005
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** No flow observed during entire water year
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ523)
Today: Sunny. Highs around 100. Winds generally light becoming southeast up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 71 to 74. West winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs around 100. Winds generally light becoming southeast up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 71 to 74. West winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs around 100. North winds up to 10 mph shifting to the east in the afternoon.

Thursday Night through Monday: Mostly clear. Lows around 80. Highs 105 to 108.
Impacts - E19 Information
5.0 FeetFlooding of low lying areas adjacent to the river between Hinkley Road and Yermo. Some local erosion to the levees. Due to bank erosion the approach from the east of the Hinkley Road bridge could be in danger of being undercut. Minneola Road and Harvard Road east of Barstow could be overtopped and closed to traffic.
5.5 FeetFlooding of low lying areas and farmland adjacent to the river between Hinkley Road and Yermo. Due to bank erosion the approach from the east to the Hinkley Road bridge is closed. Additional erosion of the levees can be expected.
6.0 FeetSome levees are threatened and overtopping is possible which would bring flooding to structures located near the river bank off Soapmine Road and Riverside Drive in Barstow. Lenwood Road crossing overtopped and closed to traffic.
8.0 FeetLevees could be overtopped leading to extensive flooding of structures and infrastructure located along the river bank off Soapmine Road and Riverside Drive in Barstow.
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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 Las Vegas 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.