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SACRAMENTO RIVER - FREMONT WEIR (FMWC1)
Latitude: 38.77º NLongitude: 121.67º WElevation: 40 Feet
Location: Sutter & Yolo County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 32.0 FeetFlood Stage: 39.5 FeetDanger Stage: 40.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
65,654
36.06
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
55,548
33.25
Dec 15, 2014
2014*
25,520
24.04
Mar 6, 2014
2013*
29,400
34.99
Dec 26, 2012
2012*
41,068
29.67
Mar 19, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1932 to Present)
1997*
~390,000***
42.47**
Jan 02, 1997
1986*
~355,000***
41.70
Feb 20, 1986
2006*
273,670
39.99
Jan 03, 2006
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak stage of record (Weir overflow depth of 8.97 feet)
 *** Flow estimated
 **** Datum changed from (NGVD29) to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -1.45 ft.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy frost in the morning. Highs around 62. Light winds.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 38 to 46. Light winds becoming northwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 35 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, windy. Highs around 61. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph shifting to the northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph in the afternoon. West of the sacrAMento river, north winds 15 to 35 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 34 to 44. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs around 62. North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 32 to 42.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Patchy frost. Highs around 61.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 43.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 61.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 39 to 45.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 60.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 43. Highs around 60.
Impacts - E19 Information
32.0 FeetFremont Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Yolo Bypass flooding agricultural lands.
33.1 FeetAt one foot overflow, River Road to Woodland is closed due to flooding.
37.3 FeetAt 5.3 feet overflow, Egbert Tract floods.
44.0 FeetStages above 44.0 feet result in flooding 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.