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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: Dec 07 2021 at 1:23 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 08 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
2020*
0**
--
--
2019*
148
3.32
Feb 16, 2019
2018*
0**
--
--
2017*
0**
--
--
2016*
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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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ523)
Rest of Today: Partly sunny. Highs 60 to 63. Northeast winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows 43 to 46. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 63 to 66. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Breezy. Patchy blowing dust after midnight. Lows around 50. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.

Thursday: Windy. Patchy blowing dust in the morning. Rain likely. Highs 53 to 56. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Scattered sprinkles in the evening. Lows around 39.

Friday through Sunday: Mostly clear. Highs 54 to 57. Lows 35 to 38.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 38.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Scattered sprinkles through the day. Highs around 57.
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.