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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
2021*
2,470
10.76
Jan 31, 2021
2020*
6,130
14.29
Dec 9, 2019
2019*
17,200
21.82
Mar 13, 2019
2018*
11,000
17.83
Apr 8, 2018
2017*
41,000
30.73
Feb 23, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1922 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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: Clear. Lows 54 to 64. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 84 to 90. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 56 to 66. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 87 to 93. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 56 to 66. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 87 to 93.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows 56 to 66.

Saturday through Tuesday: Clear. Highs 82 to 92. Lows 55 to 65.
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.