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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
2020*
4,600
13.71
Apr 6, 2020
2019*
16,000
20.23
Feb 2, 2019
2018*
6,030
16.09
Jan 9, 2018
2017*
18,500
21.23
Feb 17, 2017
2016*
906
9.78
Jan 6, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1929 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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: Cloudy with patchy drizzle in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to around 70. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s and 50s. West winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs from around 70 at the beaches to the upper 70s inland.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows in the lower to mid 50s. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs from around 70 at the beaches to around 80 inland. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.

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

Friday: Sunny. Highs from the lower to mid 70s at the beaches to the lower to mid 80s inland.

Friday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 50s.

Saturday: Partly cloudy in the morning then sunny. Highs from the lower to mid 70s at the beaches to the lower 80s inland.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to around 60.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs from the lower to mid 70s at the beaches to the lower to mid 80s inland.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the upper 50s.

Monday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs from the mid 60s to around 70 at the beaches to the mid to upper 70s inland.
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.