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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 25 2019 at 8:47 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 26 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
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   (CAZ181)
Today: Showers in the morning, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Cooler. Highs 59 to 64. South winds around 10 mph in the morning becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows 45 to 50. Light winds.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Warmer. Highs 67 to 72. Light winds.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 54. Light winds.

Tuesday: Sunny, warmer. Highs 76 to 81. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 54 to 59.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 82 to 87.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 56 to 61.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 83 to 88.

Thursday Night and Friday: Partly cloudy. Lows 56 to 61. Highs 83 to 88.

Friday Night and Saturday: 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.