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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: Oct 15 2019 at 7:49 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 16 2019 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
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
2014
187
5.67
Oct 27, 2013
 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)
Today: Sunny. Highs 80 to 85. Light winds.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 54. Light winds.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 79 to 84. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 49 to 55. Light winds in the evening becoming northwest up to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Partly sunny in the morning then clearing. Slight chance of sprinkles in the morning. Highs 70 to 75. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday Night and Friday: Clear. Lows 44 to 49. Highs 71 to 76.

Friday Night through Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 50. Highs 71 to 76.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Clear. Highs 71 to 76. Lows 44 to 50.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 78 to 83.
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.