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MOJAVE RIVER - BARSTOW (MBRC1)
Latitude: 34.91º NLongitude: 117.02º WElevation: 2089 Feet
Location: San Bernardino County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Southern CaliforniaRiver Group: San Diego/Inland
Issuance Time: Mar 04 2024 at 1:42 PM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 05 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: N/A Flood Stage: 5.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2022*
0.3
2.35
Sep 13, 2022
2021*
0**
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2020*
0**
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2019*
148
3.32
Feb 16, 2019
2018*
0**
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 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1930 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1938*
64,300
8.60
Mar 03, 1938
1969*
30,000
6.80
Feb 25, 1969
1943*
26,000
7.00
Jan 23, 1943
2005*
20,500
3.58
Jan 11, 2005
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** No flow observed during entire water year
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Impacts - E19 Information
5.0 FeetFlooding of low lying areas adjacent to the river between Hinkley Road and Yermo. Some local erosion to the levees. Due to bank erosion the approach from the east of the Hinkley Road bridge could be in danger of being undercut. Minneola Road and Harvard Road east of Barstow could be overtopped and closed to traffic.
5.5 FeetFlooding of low lying areas and farmland adjacent to the river between Hinkley Road and Yermo. Due to bank erosion the approach from the east to the Hinkley Road bridge is closed. Additional erosion of the levees can be expected.
6.0 FeetSome levees are threatened and overtopping is possible which would bring flooding to structures located near the river bank off Soapmine Road and Riverside Drive in Barstow.
6.5 FeetLenwood Road crossing at Mojave River potentially overtopped.
8.0 FeetLevees could be overtopped leading to extensive flooding of structures and infrastructure located along the river bank off Soapmine Road and Riverside Drive in Barstow.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ523)
Rest of Today: Sunny, windy. Highs 59 to 62. West winds 20 to 30 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 63 to 66. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 43. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 61 to 64. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 46.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 66. Lows around 46.

Friday and Friday Night: Clear. Highs around 69. Lows around 46.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs around 71.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 46.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs around 71.
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 Las Vegas 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.