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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
2020*
5,320
6.56
Dec 26, 2019
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
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1952 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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: Low clouds and fog with drizzle in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s and 80s. North winds around 15 mph shifting to the east in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows in the upper 40s and 50s. North winds 15 to 25 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the 80s to around 90. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.

Friday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s to mid 90s except the lower to mid 80s nearest the coast.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.

Sunday: Sunny in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs 90 to 100 except the lower to mid 80s nearest the coast.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy except for patchy low clouds and fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Monday: Partly cloudy except for patchy low clouds and fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s.
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.