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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: Nov 19 2017 at 8:16 AM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 20 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
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
2016*
67,675
249.62
Jan 18, 2016
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
 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: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 43 to 49. Light winds becoming north up to 10 mph after midnight.

Monday: Rain. Highs around 55. Southeast winds up to 15 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 47 to 53. North winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Warmer. Highs around 67. Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming light.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 53. Light winds.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 71.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 50 to 56.

Thanksgiving Day through Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 65. Lows 47 to 56.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 46 to 52.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 60 to 65.
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.