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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
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
2011*
19,100
17.31
Mar 20, 2011
 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: Low clouds and fog. A slight chance of dry thunderstorms through the night. Lows in the mid 50s to around 60. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Saturday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then partly cloudy. A slight chance of dry thunderstorms in the morning. Highs from the upper 60s to mid 70s at the beaches to around 80 inland.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 60. West winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs from the lower to mid 70s at the beaches to the lower to mid 80s inland.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows around 60.

Monday and Monday Night: Clear. Highs from the lower to mid 70s at the beaches to the lower to mid 80s inland. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs from around 70 at the beaches to the mid to upper 70s inland.

Tuesday Night through Friday: Low clouds and fog in the night and morning, otherwise clear. Lows in the mid 50s to around 60. Highs from around 70 at the beaches to the mid to upper 70s inland.
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.