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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)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 63 to 69. South winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northwest after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny and hot. Highs 97 to 102. Light winds.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 59 to 65. South winds around 10 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny and not as hot. Highs around 92. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Breezy. Lows 53 to 59. Southeast winds 10 to 25 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs around 85.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 52 to 58.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 82. Lows 52 to 58.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 87.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Clear. Lows 55 to 61. Highs 87 to 92.

Sunday Night and Memorial Day: Mostly clear. Lows around 61. Highs around 93.
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.