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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: Feb 15 2019 at 2:59 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 16 2019 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
2017*
0**
--
--
2016*
0**
--
--
2015*
0**
--
--
2014*
930
4.31
Aug 3, 2014
2013*
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)
Rest of Tonight: Mostly cloudy early in the evening then clearing. Windy. A chance of rain showers early in the evening and Then a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Snow level 3000 feet after midnight. Lows 35 to 38. West winds 20 to 30 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.

Saturday: Sunny, windy. Highs 50 to 53. West winds 20 to 30 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear and breezy. Lows 33 to 36. West winds 15 to 25 mph.

Sunday: Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 2500 feet. Highs 46 to 49. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 30 to 33. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Washingtons Birthday through Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 49 to 52. Lows 31 to 34.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 51.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows around 36.

Thursday: Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of rain showers and snow showers. Highs around 48.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Lows around 33.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 51.
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. Lenwood Road crossing overtopped and closed to traffic.
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.