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FEATHER RIVER - GRIDLEY (GRIC1)
Latitude: 39.37º NLongitude: 121.65º WElevation: 92 Feet
Location: Butte County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 95.0 FeetFlood Stage: 103.8 FeetDanger Stage: 104.8 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
4,052
75.37
May 15, 2015
2014*
3,865
75.27
Jun 19, 2014
2013*
6,000
76.33
Oct 10, 2012
2012*
8,618
77.47
Jul 11, 2012
2011*
39,317
86.39
Mar 20, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Mar 1929 to Present)
1956
--
102.25**
Dec 23, 1955
1986*
--
100.06
Feb 19, 1986
1997*
--
98.83
Jan 2, 1997
1995*
89,434
94.66
Mar 12, 1995
2006* 76,964 91.97 Jan 3, 2006
* Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
** Peak stage before regulation by Oroville Dam began in 1967 (also old datum)
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Breezy. Highs around 67. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the north 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear. Lows around 45. North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Friday: Sunny, breezy. Highs around 73. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, windy. Lows around 50. North winds 15 to 30 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Breezy. Highs around 78. North winds 10 to 25 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 52.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 77.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 44 to 50.

Monday and Monday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 73. Lows 44 to 50.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs around 74. Lows around 47.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 71.
Impacts - E19 Information
96.0 FeetOverflow of the east bank begins east of Gridley. This water flows into orchards.
98.2 FeetGeneral overflow of the east bank south of the gage to near Highway 70 occurs. This floods extensive areas of farm land.
100.0 FeetWater flows over Highway 70 south of East Gridley Road.
102.3 FeetEast bank overflows from Hamilton Bend to Four Corners and to near Highway 40.
107.2 FeetStages above 107.2 feet result in flooding outside the levees. Top of 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.