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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
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
2015*
0**
--
--
2014*
930
4.31
Aug 3, 2014
2013*
0**
--
--
2012*
0**
--
--
2011*
9,000
5.83
Dec 22, 2010
 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. Strong winds. Areas of blowing dust. Highs 73 to 76. West winds 15 to 25 mph increasing to 40 to 50 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 70 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Windy, colder. Areas of blowing dust. Lows 43 to 46. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 60 mph.

Friday: Sunny, breezy. Highs around 70. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 50. North winds 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, warmer. Highs around 80. North winds 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Clear. Lows 54 to 57. Highs 84 to 87.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly clear. Breezy. Lows 54 to 57. Highs 76 to 79.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 50.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 78.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 55. Highs 79 to 82.
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.