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SACRAMENTO RIVER - MOULTON WEIR (CLSC1)
Latitude: 39.34º NLongitude: 122.02º WElevation: 76 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 76.8 FeetFlood Stage: 84.4 FeetDanger Stage: 85.4 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
3,794
78.60
Dec 13, 2014
2014*
0****
--
--
2013*
0****
--
--
2012*
0****
--
--
2011*
5,235
79.00
Mar 25, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1931 to Present)**
1942
53,900
83.80
Feb 7, 1942
1958*
45,300
84.65***
Feb 20, 1958
1958*
44,200
84.62***
Feb 26, 1958
1983*
35,300
83.71
Mar 3, 1983
1956* 29,900 83.15 Jan 16, 1956
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak flow before regulation by Shasta Dam began in 1943
 *** Old datum
 **** No weir flow observed during the entire water year
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Sunny. Highs around 83. North winds to around 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 54 to 60. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Sunny. Highs around 86. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 58 to 64. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs around 87. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows around 64.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 90 to 95.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows around 63.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 86 to 92. Lows around 62.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 78 to 84. Lows around 59.

Saturday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 75.
Impacts - E19 Information
76.8 FeetMoulton Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into Butte Sink. River Road is flooded and closed.
89.2 FeetStages above 89.2 feet result in major flooding of areas outside the levees. 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.