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MOJAVE RIVER - BARSTOW (MBRC1)
Latitude: 34.91º NLongitude: 117.02º WElevation: 2089 Feet
Location: San Bernardino County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Monitor Stage: N/A Flood Stage: 5.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
0**
--
--
2015*
0**
--
--
2014*
930
4.31
Aug 3, 2014
2013*
0**
--
--
2012*
0**
--
--
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1930 to Present)
1938*
64,300
8.60
Mar 03, 1938
1969*
30,000
6.80
Feb 25, 1969
1943*
26,000
7.00
Jan 23, 1943
2005*
20,500
3.58
Jan 11, 2005
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** No flow observed during entire water year
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ523)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Breezy. Lows 32 to 35. West winds 15 to 25 mph becoming northwest up to 10 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 45 mph.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs 56 to 59. Northeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 36. South winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Windy. Highs 60 to 63. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Breezy. A slight chance of rain showers in the evening and then a chance of rain showers and snow showers after midnight. Snow level 3000 feet after midnight. Lows 35 to 38. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to the west 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Tuesday: Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of rain showers and snow showers. Highs around 53.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 39. Highs 61 to 64.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Partly cloudy. Breezy. Lows 39 to 42. Highs 61 to 64.

Thursday Night: Breezy. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows around 41.

Friday: Windy. Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs around 64.

Friday Night and Saturday: Partly cloudy. Windy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows 41 to 44. Highs 62 to 65.
Impacts - E19 Information
5.0 FeetFlooding of low lying areas adjacent to the river between Hinkley Road and Yermo. Some local erosion to the levees. Due to bank erosion the approach from the east of the Hinkley Road bridge could be in danger of being undercut. Minneola Road and Harvard Road east of Barstow could be overtopped and closed to traffic.
5.5 FeetFlooding of low lying areas and farmland adjacent to the river between Hinkley Road and Yermo. Due to bank erosion the approach from the east to the Hinkley Road bridge is closed. Additional erosion of the levees can be expected.
6.0 FeetSome levees are threatened and overtopping is possible which would bring flooding to structures located near the river bank off Soapmine Road and Riverside Drive in Barstow. Lenwood Road crossing overtopped and closed to traffic.
8.0 FeetLevees could be overtopped leading to extensive flooding of structures and infrastructure located along the river bank off Soapmine Road and Riverside Drive in Barstow.
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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 Las Vegas 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.