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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: Jan 26 2021 at 2:25 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 27 2021 at 9:00 AM PST
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: A slight chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to around 60. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Tonight: A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Thursday: Rain. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. East winds 15 to 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Rain in the evening, then rain with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid to upper 40s. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to the southwest around 15 mph after midnight.

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. West winds around 15 mph.

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

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

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

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

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

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

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s to around 50.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
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.