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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: Aug 09 2020 at 6:53 AM PDTNext Issuance: Aug 10 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2019
2,650
14.60
Feb 4, 2019
2018
5,610
21.72
Mar 22, 2018
2017
3,670
18.88
Jan 11, 2017
2016
2,508
14.30
Mar 14, 2016
2015
238
5.91
Mar 4, 2010
 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   (CAZ181)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 64 to 72. Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable after midnight.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 98 to 103. Light winds in the morning becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 62 to 68. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 95 to 100. Light winds in the morning becoming west around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 60 to 66. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday through Thursday: Clear. Highs 96 to 101. Lows 61 to 67.

Thursday Night through Saturday: Mostly clear. Lows 62 to 71. Highs 97 to 103.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Clear. Lows 63 to 71. Highs 98 to 103.
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.