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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: Mostly cloudy in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s except the upper 30s to mid 40s in the ojai valley.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 70s.

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

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s. West winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s except around 30 in the ojai valley.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 60s.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s.

Monday: Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the 60s.
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.
Product Disclaimer

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.