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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
2018*
0**
--
--
2017*
0**
--
--
2016*
0**
--
--
2015*
0**
--
--
2014*
930
4.31
Aug 3, 2014
 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)
Today: Partly sunny. Highs 72 to 75. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, breezy. Highs 74 to 77. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Windy. Lows 44 to 47. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Very windy. Chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Cooler. Highs around 60. West winds 30 to 40 mph. Chance of showers 30 percent.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Breezy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows around 41.

Monday: Sunny, breezy. Highs around 62.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Clear. Lows 42 to 45. Highs 65 to 68.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows around 48.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 72 to 75. Lows around 50.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 75.
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.
6.5 FeetLenwood Road crossing at Mojave River potentially overtopped.
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.