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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: May 29 2020 at 8:24 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 30 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)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent. Not as warm. Highs 78 to 83. South winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 59. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs 81 to 86. Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 58 to 63. Light winds in the evening becoming northwest up to 10 mph after midnight.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 85 to 90. Light winds.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 59 to 64.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 90 to 95. Lows 62 to 67.

Wednesday through Thursday: Mostly clear. Highs 94 to 99. Lows 63 to 68.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Lows 58 to 63. Highs 85 to 90.
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.