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SAN JOAQUIN RIVER - VERNALIS (VNSC1)
Latitude: 37.68º NLongitude: 121.27º WElevation: 35 Feet
Location: San Joaquin County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Monitor Stage: 24.5 FeetFlood Stage: 29.0 FeetDanger Stage: 29.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019*
17,200
21.82
Mar 13, 2019
2018*
11,000
17.83
Apr 8, 2018
2017*
41,000
30.73
Feb 23, 2017
2016*
5,800
14.21
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
1,850
9.66
Dec 18, 2014
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1922 to Present)
1951*
79,000
27.75
Dec 09, 1950
1997*
75,600
34.88
Jan 05, 1997
1969*
52,600
34.55
Jan 27, 1969
1938*
51,200
26.64
Mar 16, 1938
1956*
50,900
26.89
Dec 25, 1955
1983*
45,100
31.49
Mar 07, 1983
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ019)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Haze after midnight. Lows 43 to 53. Light winds becoming east up to 10 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Haze in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 79. Light winds.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 53. Light winds.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 81. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 57. Light winds.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 79.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55.

Wednesday through Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 79. Lows 46 to 56.

Friday and Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 69 to 75. Lows 44 to 54.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 60 to 66.
Impacts - E19 Information
21.0 FeetSeepage begins into crop area outside of levee.
26.0 FeetSevere seepage occurs outside the levees. The area covered by seepage will increase as the river stage rises.
37.3 FeetStages above 37.3 Feet results in flooding outside the levees. Top of levee.
Product Disclaimer

This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS Sacramento 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.