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VENTURA RIVER - FOSTER PARK (VRVC1)
Latitude: 34.35º NLongitude: 119.31º WElevation: 200 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Monitor Stage: 15.9 FeetFlood Stage: 17.6 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
906
9.78
Jan 6, 2016
2015*
5
6.36
Jun 10, 2015
2014*
3,180
12.86
Mar 1, 2014
2013*
5
6.21
Apr 11, 2013
2012*
180
7.68
Apr 13, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1929 to Present)
1978*
63,600
19.14
Feb 10, 1978
1969*
58,000
24.30
Jan 25, 1969
1992*
45,800
20.66
Feb 12, 1992
1995*
43,700
21.16
Jan 10, 1995
2005*
41,000
17.08
Jan 10, 2005
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ040)
Tonight: Clear, smoky. Lows in the mid 40s to upper 50s. West winds around 15 mph shifting to northeast.

Thursday: Sunny, smoky. Highs in the 70s to around 80. Northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph in the late afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Smoky. Lows in the upper 40s to around 60. West winds around 15 mph shifting to northeast.

Friday: Sunny. Highs in the 70s to around 80. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph in the morning.

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

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs from the mid 60s to around 70 at the beaches to the mid 70s inland.

Saturday Night through Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Highs from the upper 60s to mid 70s at the beaches to around 80 inland.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s.
Impacts - E19 Information
17.6 FeetVentura River begins to flood the Ferro Ranch area just upstream of the Main Street Bridge in Ventura.
19.1 FeetFerro Ranch upstream of the Main Street Bridge floods, the Ventura RV Park just downstream of the Main Street Bridge floods.
20.1 FeetFerro Ranch upstream of the Main Street Bridge in Ventura floods, the Ventura RV Park just downstream of the Main Street Bridge floods, US Highway 101 floods, and Main Street in Ventura floods.
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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.