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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
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 80s to lower 90s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear except for patchy low clouds and fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Saturday: Areas of low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs in the upper 70s to around 90. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then areas of low clouds and fog. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Sunday: Areas of low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs in the upper 70s and 80s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then low clouds and fog. Lows in the mid 50s to around 60.

Monday and Monday Night: Low clouds and fog in the morning and night, otherwise clear. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s. Lows in the mid 50s to around 60.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Low clouds and fog in the morning and night, otherwise clear. Highs in the upper 70s and 80s. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Areas of low clouds and fog in the night and morning, otherwise mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to around 60. Highs in the upper 70s to around 90.
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.