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BEAR CREEK - MCKEE ROAD (MEEC1)
Latitude: 37.31º NLongitude: 120.44º WElevation: 187 Feet
Location: Merced County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Feb 15 2019 at 3:10 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 16 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 17.0 FeetFlood Stage: 23.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017
3,670
18.88
Jan 11, 2017
2016
2,508
14.30
Mar 14, 2016
2015
238
5.91
Mar 4, 2010
2014
187
5.67
Oct 27, 2013
2013
2,245
13.33
Dec 24, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - November 1956 to Present)
1956*
9,500
22.90
Dec 25, 1955
2006
7,711
24.65
Apr 4, 2006
1958
7,400
16.90
Mar 16, 1958
1965
5,640
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Jan 7, 1965
1973
5,542
17.35
Feb 11, 1973
1962
5,380
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Feb 15, 1962
 * Possible backwater effect
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ090)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 37 to 42. Light winds in the evening becoming east up to 10 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Showers likely in the morning, then showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 47 to 53. South winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 36 to 41. Southwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday: Showers likely. Chance of showers 70 percent. Highs 46 to 51. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Lows 29 to 34. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming light and variable after midnight.

Washingtons Birthday: Sunny. Highs 51 to 56.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly clear. Patchy frost. Lows 29 to 35. Highs 53 to 58.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 39.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 54 to 59.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 38 to 43.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs 54 to 59.

Thursday Night and Friday: Partly cloudy. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 58 to 63.
Impacts - E19 Information
16.0 FeetSouth Bike Path along Bear Creek floods downstream of G Street Bridge.
17.0 FeetStorm drains begin to back up. Street flooding occurs mainly north of Bear Creek Drive and east of M Street.
23.0 FeetBeechwood Subdivision and the trailer park along the southern end of Bear Creek Drive floods in addition to Applegate Park on the south side of Bear Creek Drive.
24.65 FeetFlood of Record - 04/04/2006.
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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 San Joaquin Valley-Hanford 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.