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MOJAVE RIVER - BARSTOW (MBRC1)
Latitude: 34.91º NLongitude: 117.02º WElevation: 2089 Feet
Location: San Bernardino County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: Sep 29 2020 at 9:00 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 30 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2019*
148
3.32
Feb 16, 2019
2018*
0**
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2017*
0**
--
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2016*
0**
--
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2015*
0**
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 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1930 to Present)
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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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ523)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Haze after midnight. Lows 65 to 68. South winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 95 to 98. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 66 to 69. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 95 to 98. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 65 to 68. North winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest after midnight.

Friday and Friday Night: Clear. Highs 100 to 103. Lows around 70.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs around 100.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows around 69.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 100. Lows around 70.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 96.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly clear. Lows around 70. Highs 94 to 97.
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.
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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 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.