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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
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
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
2011
9,420
14.06
Dec 22, 2010
 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)
Today: Partly cloudy in the morning and becoming mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 64 to 69 near the coast to 70 to 75 inland. Light winds.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening and becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 48 to 53. Light winds.

Friday: Mostly cloudy in the morning and becoming mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 70. Areas of winds north 15 mph becoming west with gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 52. Areas of winds west 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph in the evening becoming light.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 70 near the coast to 70 to 75 inland. Light winds becoming west 15 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 53.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 70 near the coast to 72 to 77 inland.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 53.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs 62 to 67 near the coast to 67 to 72 inland.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 53.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 70 near the coast to 72 to 77 inland.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 53.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 66 to 71 near the coast to 74 to 79 inland.
Impacts - E19 Information
6.5 FeetAvenida Del Rio under water.
8.3 FeetWater begins to flow over Fashion Valley Road.
8.8 FeetFashion Valley Road closed. Officials barricade the road to travel.
11.3 FeetMinor flood. Water flows into Fashion Valley parking lot.
13.5 FeetParking structures designed for flooding fill with water. Golf course under water.
16.5 FeetAll intersections in Mission Valley flooded and impassable except for major bridge structures. Evacuations begin for businesses and residences. Hotels evacuated and golf course inundated. Major damage to businesses. 20,000 cfs.
18.5 FeetWidespread damage to businesses, residences, and roads throughout Mission Valley. Evacuations necessary. Large portions of the business district under water. 50,000 cfs.
19.6 FeetMost of the valley under water. Considerable damage. 75,000 cfs.
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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 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.