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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
2019*
7,480
7.70
Jan 17, 2019
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
 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)
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s and 50s. Northeast winds around 15 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s. East winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s except the mid to upper 40s in the ojai valley. Northeast winds around 15 mph after midnight.

Monday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s. East winds around 15 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s except the mid to upper 40s in the ojai valley.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 70s and 80s. Lows in the upper 40s and 50s.

Wednesday through Thursday: Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s. Lows in the 50s to around 60.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to around 60 except the lower to mid 40s in the ojai valley. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s.

Friday Night: Clear in the evening then partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s to around 50 except around 40 in the ojai valley.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain in the morning, then sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the 60s to around 70.
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.