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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
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
2018*
820
5.13
Mar 22, 2018
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
 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)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s. Northeast winds around 15 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 50s to around 60 except the upper 30s to mid 40s in the ojai valley.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the evening. Patchy drizzle after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Monday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs in the upper 50s and 60s.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows in the 40s except the mid to upper 30s in the ojai valley.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 40s to around 50.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s except the mid 30s to around 40 in the ojai valley.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.
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.
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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.