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VENTURA RIVER - FOSTER PARK (VRVC1)
Latitude: 34.35º NLongitude: 119.31º WElevation: 200 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: Apr 14 2021 at 8:40 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 15 2021 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 15.9 FeetFlood Stage: 17.6 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019*
16,000
20.23
Feb 2, 2019
2018*
6,030
16.09
Jan 9, 2018
2017*
18,500
21.23
Feb 17, 2017
2016*
906
9.78
Jan 6, 2016
2015*
5
6.36
Jun 10, 2015
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1929 to Present)
1978*
63,600
19.14
Feb 10, 1978
1969*
58,000
24.30
Jan 25, 1969
1992*
45,800
20.66
Feb 12, 1992
1995*
43,700
21.16
Jan 10, 1995
2005*
41,000
17.08
Jan 10, 2005
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ040)
Today: Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s and 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the mid 40s to around 50.

Friday: Sunny after morning low clouds and fog. Highs from the upper 50s to mid 60s at the beaches to around 70 inland. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Saturday: Sunny after morning low clouds and fog. Highs from the lower to mid 60s at the beaches to the lower to mid 70s inland. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs from the lower to mid 70s at the beaches to the lower to mid 80s inland.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 50s.

Monday: Sunny. Highs from around 70 at the beaches to around 80 inland.

Monday Night: Clear in the evening then areas of low clouds and fog. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.

Tuesday: Sunny after areas of morning low clouds and fog. Highs from the mid to upper 60s at the beaches to the lower to mid 70s inland.

Tuesday Night: Clear early then low clouds and fog. Lows around 50.

Wednesday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs from the lower to mid 60s at the beaches to around 70 inland.
Impacts - E19 Information
17.6 FeetVentura River begins to flood the Ferro Ranch area just upstream of the Main Street Bridge in Ventura.
19.1 FeetFerro Ranch upstream of the Main Street Bridge floods, the Ventura RV Park just downstream of the Main Street Bridge floods.
20.1 FeetFerro Ranch upstream of the Main Street Bridge in Ventura floods, the Ventura RV Park just downstream of the Main Street Bridge floods, US Highway 101 floods, and Main Street in Ventura floods.
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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.