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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: Jan 26 2021 at 2:25 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 27 2021 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
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)
Today: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain and snow in the morning. Highs 49 to 52. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows around 40. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

Thursday: Partly sunny. Chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs 56 to 59. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Thursday Night: Cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows 40 to 43. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with rain likely in the morning, then mostly sunny with chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs 50 to 53. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Friday Night through Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs 54 to 57.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 58.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly cloudy. Lows 41 to 44. Highs 59 to 62.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Breezy. Lows 43 to 46. Highs 61 to 64.
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.