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VENTURA RIVER - FOSTER PARK (VRVC1)
Latitude: 34.35º NLongitude: 119.31º WElevation: 200 Feet
Location: Ventura 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: 15.9 FeetFlood Stage: 17.6 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
5
6.36
Jun 10, 2015
2014*
3,180
12.86
Mar 1, 2014
2013*
5
6.21
Apr 11, 2013
2012*
180
7.68
Apr 13, 2012
2011*
19,100
17.31
Mar 20, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1929 to Present)
1978*
63,600
19.14
Feb 10, 1978
1969*
58,000
24.30
Jan 25, 1969
1992*
45,800
20.66
Feb 12, 1992
1995*
43,700
21.16
Jan 10, 1995
2005*
41,000
17.08
Jan 10, 2005
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ040)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s to around 50. West winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Friday: Partly cloudy in the morning then mostly cloudy. Highs in the 60s.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of rain after midnight. Lows around 50. West winds around 15 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. West winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 60s to around 70.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows around 50.

Monday and Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 60s. Lows around 50.

Tuesday through Thursday: Mostly clear. Highs from the mid to upper 60s at the beaches to the mid to upper 70s inland. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.
Impacts - E19 Information
17.6 FeetVentura River begins to flood the Ferro Ranch area just upstream of the Main Street Bridge in Ventura.
19.1 FeetFerro Ranch upstream of the Main Street Bridge floods, the Ventura RV Park just downstream of the Main Street Bridge floods.
20.1 FeetFerro Ranch upstream of the Main Street Bridge in Ventura floods, the Ventura RV Park just downstream of the Main Street Bridge floods, US Highway 101 floods, and Main Street in Ventura floods.
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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.