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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: Dec 10 2018 at 1:40 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 11 2018 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)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 58. Light winds.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 34 to 42. Light winds.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 54 to 59. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 42. Light winds.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 57 to 62. Light winds.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 44.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 58 to 63.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 37 to 43.

Saturday and Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 57 to 62. Lows 39 to 45.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 58 to 63.

Sunday Night: Showers likely in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight. Chance of showers 70 percent. Lows 40 to 46.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs 55 to 60.
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.