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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: Dec 07 2021 at 8:06 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 07 2021 at 3:00 PM 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
2020
9,560
7.97
Jan 26, 2020
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
 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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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ106)
Today: Mostly cloudy early in the morning then clearing. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Highs 52 to 64.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain overnight. Lows 38 to 48.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning, then slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Near steady temperature in the mid 40s. Snow level 4000 to 4500 feet.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Snow level 3500 feet falling to 2000 feet overnight. Lows 30 to 40.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Patchy frost. Slight chance of rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 2000 to 2500 feet. Highs 37 to 51.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows 28 to 38.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Areas of frost. Highs 40 to 53.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 29 to 39.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Widespread frost. Rain and snow likely. Highs 43 to 55.

Saturday Night: Rain. Lows 34 to 44.

Sunday: Rain showers likely. Highs 39 to 52.

Sunday Night: Rain. Lows 34 to 44.

Monday: Rain and snow. Highs 39 to 52.
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.