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SACRAMENTO RIVER - RED BLUFF (RDBC1)
Latitude: 40.15º NLongitude: 122.20º WElevation: 231 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Mar 23 2017 at 1:47 PM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 24 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 250.0 FeetFlood Stage: 253.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
108,313
255.48
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
30,800
243.50
Mar 4, 2014
2013*
71,300
250.17
Dec 2, 2012
2012*
40,869
245.23
Mar 28, 2012
2011*
98,404
254.18
Mar 20, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Dec 2000 to Present)
1997*
141,500**
260.00**
Jan 02, 1997
2006*
123,171
257.09
Dec 31, 2005
2015*
108,179
255.48
Dec 11, 2014
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Estimated stage/flow from high water marks
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Tonight: A chance of rain in the evening, then rain after midnight. Lows around 45. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Friday: Rain in the morning, then rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Breezy. Highs around 55. South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 39 to 45. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the evening becoming light.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs around 62. Light winds.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 45. Light winds.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 58.

Sunday Night: Rain. Lows around 47.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 63.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Lows around 45. Highs 63 to 70.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 48.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 71 to 76.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 43 to 49.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs 63 to 69.
Impacts - E19 Information
246.0 FeetThe river starts to flow eastward into Sand Slough on the left bank upstream of the gage.
254.0 FeetOverflow of east bank of river downstream of gage begins. Housing development in the area is threatened.
254.3 FeetThe trailer house at the south end of Idle Wheels Trailer Park start to take water. Water is up to the parking lot at City Park. Paynes Creek Slough closes Bell Mill Road at Kaer Avenue.
255.0 FeetWater starts into the houses on Mary Lane, Howell Street, and surrounding streets.
257.0 FeetExtensive flooding problems begin to happen in low lying areas of Red Bluff.
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.