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Santa Clara River (CA) at Victoria Avenue Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Ventura County Watershed Protection DistrictVCAC1(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (1:09PM May 30, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 35.39 ft at 8:45 AM PDT 25-May-2020. Flood Stage is 52.6 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 55
Moderate Flood Stage: 54
Flood Stage: 52.6
Action Stage: 49.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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55 Major flood stage. Harbor boulevard bridge will be overtopped by flood waters. The montalvo waste water treatment plant will be flooded. The river ridge area, olivas park golf course, ventura harbor area, and the ventura wastewater treatment plant will be flooded.
54 Moderate flood stage. Stores at the wagon wheel shopping center will begin to be flooded. Mcgrath state beach campground will be flooded.
52.6 Minor flood stage. Ventura Road under the railroad bridge will begin to flood as well as the wagon Wheel Road shopping center.
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Latitude: 34.235000° N, Longitude: 119.215833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 52.6 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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