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SANTA CLARA RIVER - PIRU (SCPC1)
Latitude: 34.40º NLongitude: 118.74º WElevation: 710 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: Jan 26 2021 at 2:25 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 27 2021 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 12.8 FeetFlood Stage: 13.1 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019*
7,480
7.70
Jan 17, 2019
2018*
820
5.13
Mar 22, 2018
2017*
7,870
14.17
Feb 17, 2017
2016*
2,250
8.64
Jan 6, 2016
2015*
4,120
10.83
Dec 12, 2014
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1952 to Present)
1969*
62,500
17.90
Feb 25, 1969
2005*
32,000
12.10
Feb 9, 2005
1966*
32,0000
11.50
Dec 29, 1965
1983*
30,600
11.78
Mar 1, 1983
1998*
10,000**
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Feb 3, 1998
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** Discharge is the maximum daily average
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ044)
Today: A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Tonight: Rain likely. Lows in the lower to mid 40s. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Thursday: Rain. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Rain in the evening, then rain with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Rain may be heavy at times in the evening. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s. South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

Friday: Rain with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

Saturday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 40s to around 50.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the 40s.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
Impacts - E19 Information
12.8 FeetPotential bank erosion along the channel and along an historical landfill located on the north bank of the channel just downstream of the confluence with Piru Creek.
13.1 FeetTorrey Road Bridge approaches become flooded.
14.0 FeetTorrey Road Bridge approaches become damaged and possible damage to Torrey Road Bridge.
14.2 FeetDamage to Torrey Road Bridge approaches and possible damage to Torrey Road Bridge. Possible flooding on the south side of the Santa Clara River in Fillmore upstream of the Highway 23 Bridge.
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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 Los Angeles-Oxnard 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.