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BEAR RIVER - WHEATLAND (BRWC1)
Latitude: 39.00º NLongitude: 121.41º WElevation: 72 Feet
Location: Placer County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 16.0 FeetFlood Stage: 24.0 FeetDanger Stage: 25.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015
768
3.91
Feb 12, 2015
2014
1,160
4.15
Apr 3, 2014
2013
4,320
8.19
Dec 24, 2012
2012
17,300
17.05
Mar 17, 2012
2011
16,200
16.15
Mar 16, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1928 to Present)
1986
48,000
21.60
Feb 17, 1986
2006
36,400
24.28
Dec 31, 2005
1997
34,900
23.72
Jan 02, 1997
1956 33,100 21.30 Dec 22, 1955
1943 31,300 16.95 Jan 1, 1943
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Breezy. Highs around 66. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, breezy. Lows 42 to 48. Northwest winds 10 to 25 mph.

Friday: Sunny, windy. Highs around 71. North winds 15 to 30 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, windy. Lows 45 to 53. North winds 15 to 30 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs around 76. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 55.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 74 to 80.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45 to 51.

Monday and Monday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 68 to 73. Lows 45 to 51.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 71 to 77. Lows around 47.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 69 to 75.
Impacts - E19 Information
13.6 FeetOrchards within the levee downstream of Pleasant Grove Road begin to flood.
24.0 FeetFlood stage.
33.1 FeetTop of right bank levee. Stages above this level result in flooding outside the levee.
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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 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.