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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
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
2011*
82,818
89.36
Mar 25, 2011
 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)
Today: Rain, breezy. Highs around 56. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 43 to 49. Southeast winds up to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the evening.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs around 63. Light winds.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 47. Light winds.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 58. Southeast winds up to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Rain showers. Lows 42 to 48.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 64.

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

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs around 70. Lows 43 to 53.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 73. Lows 47 to 53.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 68.
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.