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SACRAMENTO RIVER - BUTTE CITY (BTCC1)
Latitude: 39.46º NLongitude: 121.99º WElevation: 99 Feet
Location: Glenn County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Nov 22 2017 at 1:11 PM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 23 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 89.0 FeetFlood Stage: 97.2 FeetDanger Stage: 98.2 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
68,776
86.46
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
80,264
88.86
Dec 13, 2014
2014*
26,500
76.29
Mar 11, 2014
2013*
62,900
85.29
Dec 3, 2012
2012*
37,697
79.38
Mar 29, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Apr 1921 to Present)
1942
170,000**
96.87
Feb 07, 1942
1958*
160,000***
96.70
Feb 20, 1958
1983*
157,000
95.89
Mar 02, 1983
1941
151,000
95.17
Feb 12, 1941
1998*
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95.15
Feb 04, 1998
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak of record prior to construction of Shasta Dam
 *** Peak of record after to construction of Shasta Dam
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 49 to 55. Light winds.

Thanksgiving Day: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs around 68. Light winds.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows 48 to 54. Light winds.

Friday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs around 67. North winds around 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows 49 to 55. North winds around 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Highs around 65.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 49 to 55.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 61.

Sunday Night: Rain likely. Lows around 44.

Monday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 57.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 44. Highs around 62.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows 37 to 43.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Highs around 61.
Impacts - E19 Information
90.4 FeetOverbank flow of the east bank begins upstream of the gage. Water flows into Butte Sink.
101.0 FeetStages above 101.0 feet result in major flooding. 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.