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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: Feb 15 2019 at 2:59 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 16 2019 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
2017*
7,870
14.17
Feb 17, 2017
2016*
2,250
8.64
Jan 6, 2016
2015*
4,120
10.83
Dec 12, 2014
2014*
1,750
10.02
Feb 28, 2014
2013*
893
6.69
Mar 8, 2013
 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)
Tonight: Showers likely in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Northwest winds around 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Northwest winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Sunday: Rain and snow showers likely in the morning, then rain and snow likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. West winds 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain and snow showers in the evening. Snow level 2000 to 2500 feet in the evening. Lows in the 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.

Washingtons Birthday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 30s.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s and 50s.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 30s to around 40.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain and snow showers. Highs in the upper 40s and 50s.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s to around 40.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 50s.
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.
Product Disclaimer

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.