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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
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: Clear. Lows 44 to 54. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs 68 to 74. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Breezy. Lows 46 to 52. South winds 10 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Friday: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs around 66. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 42 to 48. North winds around 10 mph shifting to the northwest up to 10 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Highs around 71.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 46 to 54.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 80. Lows 47 to 57.

Monday through Wednesday: Mostly clear. Highs around 86. Lows 49 to 58.
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.