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VAN DUZEN RIVER - BRIDGEVILLE (BRGC1)
Latitude: 40.48º NLongitude: 123.89º WElevation: 358 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Jan 26 2021 at 2:04 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 27 2021 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 13.0 FeetFlood Stage: 17.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019
25,600
15.05
Feb 27, 2019
2018
10,100
8.24
Apr 7, 2018
2017
26,700
15.49
Jan 8, 2017
2016
32,800
17.13
Jan 17, 2016
2015
23,800
14.07
Feb 6, 2015
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1950 to Present)
1965
48,700
24.00
Dec 22, 1964
1995
43,700
19.72
Jan 09, 1995
1997
37,100
18.73
Dec 31, 1996
1986
36,900
18.17
Feb 17, 1986
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Today: Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Rain showers and snow showers through the day. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail in the morning. Snow level 1500 feet rising to 3000 feet in the afternoon. Snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. Highs 35 to 49. South wind around 20 mph.

Tonight: Rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 3000 feet. Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Lows 31 to 41.

Thursday: Rain and snow likely. Snow level 3000 to 3500 feet. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches. Highs 37 to 49.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 3500 feet falling to 2500 feet overnight. Lows 27 to 37.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog. Slight chance of rain and snow. Snow level 2500 to 3000 feet. Highs 38 to 50.

Friday Night: Cloudy. Rain and snow likely. Lows 32 to 42.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 39 to 52.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Lows 36 to 46.

Sunday through Monday: Rain. Highs 41 to 53. Lows 37 to 47.

Monday Night: Rain and snow. Lows 31 to 41.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 38 to 50.
Impacts - E19 Information
17.0 FeetFlooding begins in lower portions of Grizzly Creek State Park and along River Bar Road.
18.0 FeetMinor flooding of Highway 36 near Grizzly Creek State Park and in lower portions of the State Park itself. Moderate flooding of River Bar Road in the Starvation Flats area.
19.0 FeetFlooding of Highway 36 near Grizzly Creek State Park and along River Bar Road in the Starvation Flats area. Water level at the State Park reaches the parking lot.
20.0 FeetFlooding of Highway 36, especially east of Carlotta and near Grizzly Creek State Park. Portions of River Bar Road in the Starvation Flats area are likely to be impassable. In the State Park water may reach near the office.
21.0 FeetFlooding of Highway 36 east of Carlotta and near the Grizzly Creek Bridge due to water over the road in numerous locations. Portions of River Bar Road in Starvation Flats will likely be impassable. Water level in Grizzly Creek State Park will approach Highway 36.
23.0 FeetExtensive, severe flooding with closure of Highway 36 east of Carlotta to near the Grizzly Creek Bridge. River Bar Road in the Starvation Flats area will be impassable.
24.0 FeetExtensive, severe, near record flooding from Bridgeville downstream to the mouth including portions of US Highway 101. All persons near the river should be prepared to take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
25.0 FeetExtensive, severe, record flooding from Bridgeville downstream to the mouth including portions of US Highway 101. All persons near the river should be prepared to take appropriate actions to protect life and property.
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 Eureka 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.