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SAN JOAQUIN RIVER - VERNALIS (VNSC1)
Latitude: 37.68º NLongitude: 121.27º WElevation: 35 Feet
Location: San Joaquin County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Monitor Stage: 24.5 FeetFlood Stage: 29.0 FeetDanger Stage: 29.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
1,850
9.66
Dec 18, 2014
2014*
3,080
11.15
Apr 27, 2014
2013*
4,210
12.37
May 4, 2013
2012*
5,840
14.21
Oct 14, 2011
2011*
30,900
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Apr 1, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1922 to Present)
1951*
79,000
27.75
Dec 09, 1950
1997*
75,600
34.88
Jan 05, 1997
1969*
52,600
34.55
Jan 27, 1969
1938*
51,200
26.64
Mar 16, 1938
1956*
50,900
26.89
Dec 25, 1955
1983*
45,100
31.49
Mar 07, 1983
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ019)
Today: Sunny. Highs 78 to 85. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 52 to 62. Northwest winds to around 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 79 to 87. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 55 to 63. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 81 to 89. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the morning.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 57 to 65.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 84 to 92.

Wednesday Night through Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 57 to 64. Highs 83 to 92.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 74 to 83. Lows 53 to 63.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 67 to 76.
Impacts - E19 Information
21.0 FeetSeepage begins into crop area outside of levee.
26.0 FeetSevere seepage occurs outside the levees. The area covered by seepage will increase as the river stage rises.
37.3 FeetStages above 37.3 Feet results in flooding outside the levees. Top of levee.
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 Sacramento 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.