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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
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
2016*
906
9.78
Jan 6, 2016
2015*
5
6.36
Jun 10, 2015
2014*
3,180
12.86
Mar 1, 2014
2013*
5
6.21
Apr 11, 2013
2012*
180
7.68
Apr 13, 2012
 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: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with local gusts to 35 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s and 30s. Northwest evening winds 15 to 25 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs around 60. Northwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Thursday Night and Friday: Partly to mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows lower to mid 40s. Highs mid 50s to around 60.

Friday Night and Saturday: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs in the lower 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.