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BEAR CREEK - MCKEE ROAD (MEEC1)
Latitude: 37.31º NLongitude: 120.44º WElevation: 187 Feet
Location: Merced County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Jan 16 2018 at 7:36 AM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 16 2018 at 3:00 PM PST
Monitor Stage: 17.0 FeetFlood Stage: 23.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016
2,508
14.30
Mar 14, 2016
2015
238
5.91
Mar 4, 2010
2014
187
5.67
Oct 27, 2013
2013
2,245
13.33
Dec 24, 2012
2012
1,407
10.65
Apr 13, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - November 1956 to Present)
1956*
9,500
22.90
Dec 25, 1955
2006
7,711
24.65
Apr 4, 2006
1958
7,400
16.90
Mar 16, 1958
1965
5,640
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Jan 7, 1965
1973
5,542
17.35
Feb 11, 1973
1962
5,380
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Feb 15, 1962
 * Possible backwater effect
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ090)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Highs 56 to 61. Light winds.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Areas of dense fog. Lows 42 to 48. Light winds.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Highs 59 to 64. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Areas of dense fog. Lows 43 to 48. Light winds.

Thursday: Areas of dense fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs 60 to 65. Light winds.

Thursday Night: Rain likely. Chance of rain 70 percent. Lows 42 to 47.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 54 to 59.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight. Colder. Chance of showers 40 percent. Lows 33 to 38.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 54 to 59.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows 32 to 38.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent. Highs 56 to 61.

Sunday Night: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows 38 to 43.

Monday: Rain likely. Chance of rain 70 percent. Highs 55 to 60.
Impacts - E19 Information
16.0 FeetSouth Bike Path along Bear Creek floods downstream of G Street Bridge.
17.0 FeetStorm drains begin to back up. Street flooding occurs mainly north of Bear Creek Drive and east of M Street.
23.0 FeetBeechwood Subdivision and the trailer park along the southern end of Bear Creek Drive floods in addition to Applegate Park on the south side of Bear Creek Drive.
24.65 FeetFlood of Record - 04/04/2006.
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 Joaquin Valley-Hanford 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.