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SANTA CLARA RIVER - PIRU (SCPC1)
Latitude: 34.40º NLongitude: 118.74º WElevation: 710 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: Dec 15 2017 at 7:28 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 15 2017 at 3:00 PM PST
Monitor Stage: 12.8 FeetFlood Stage: 13.1 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
2,250
8.64
Jan 6, 2016
2015*
4,120
10.83
Dec 12, 2014
2014*
1,750
10.02
Feb 28, 2014
2013*
893
6.69
Mar 8, 2013
2012*
1,520
7.56
Mar 25, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1952 to Present)
1969*
62,500
17.90
Feb 25, 1969
2005*
32,000
12.10
Feb 9, 2005
1966*
32,0000
11.50
Dec 29, 1965
1983*
30,600
11.78
Mar 1, 1983
1998*
10,000**
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Feb 3, 1998
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** Discharge is the maximum daily average
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ044)
Today: Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with local gusts to 35 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Mostly clear in the evening then partly cloudy. Lows in the 50s to around 60 except around 38 in the ojai valley.

Saturday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s. North winds 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to around 60 except the mid 30s to around 40 in the ojai valley. Northwest winds around 15 mph increasing to northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s. Northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph. Winds diminishing some in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows in the 50s to around 60 except the mid 30s to around 40 in the ojai valley.

Monday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s and 50s except the mid 30s to around 40 in the ojai valley.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s and 70s.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s and 50s except around 40 in the ojai valley.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s and 50s except the mid 30s to around 40 in the ojai valley.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.
Impacts - E19 Information
12.8 FeetPotential bank erosion along the channel and along an historical landfill located on the north bank of the channel just downstream of the confluence with Piru Creek.
13.1 FeetTorrey Road Bridge approaches become flooded.
14.0 FeetTorrey Road Bridge approaches become damaged and possible damage to Torrey Road Bridge.
14.2 FeetDamage to Torrey Road Bridge approaches and possible damage to Torrey Road Bridge. Possible flooding on the south side of the Santa Clara River in Fillmore upstream of the Highway 23 Bridge.
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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 Los Angeles-Oxnard 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.