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VAN DUZEN RIVER - BRIDGEVILLE (BRGC1)
Latitude: 40.48º NLongitude: 123.89º WElevation: 358 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: North CoastRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Mar 04 2024 at 1:46 PM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 05 2024 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
2022
8,880
7.53
Jan 4, 2022
2021
8,260
7.21
Feb 2, 2021
2020
9,560
7.97
Jan 26, 2020
2019
25,600
15.05
Feb 27, 2019
2018
10,100
8.24
Apr 7, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1950 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Tonight: Snow in the evening. Rain through the night. Snow may be heavy at times in the evening. Snow level 3500 feet rising to 5000 feet overnight. Snow accumulations of 6 to 8 inches. Lows 33 to 43. In the valleys, south wind up to 20 mph in the evening. At higher elevation, south wind 20 to 25 mph.

Tuesday: Rain. Snow level 5000 feet. Highs 40 to 55. South wind around 20 mph at higher elevation.

Tuesday Night: Rain in the evening, then rain likely overnight. Snow level 5000 feet. Lows 35 to 45.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Snow level 4000 to 4500 feet. Highs 42 to 57.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 28 to 38.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 44 to 59.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 26 to 36.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 51 to 66.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Lows 32 to 42.

Saturday: Rain and snow likely. Highs 42 to 57.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows 31 to 41.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely. Highs 42 to 57.

Sunday Night: Rain and snow. Lows 35 to 45.

Monday: Rain likely. Highs 42 to 57.
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.