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FEATHER RIVER - NICOLAUS (NCOC1)
Latitude: 38.89º NLongitude: 121.60º WElevation: 32 Feet
Location: Sutter County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 39.0 FeetFlood Stage: 47.0 FeetDanger Stage: 48.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
--
31.29
Dec 15, 2014
2014*
--
24.23
Feb 10, 2014
2013*
--
36.14
Dec 3, 2012
2012*
--
35.56
Mar 17, 2012
2011*
--
41.13
Mar 21, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Nov 1931 to Present)
1956
--
51.60
Dec 23, 1955
1965
--
51.55
Dec 23, 1964
1940
--
50.75
Mar 30, 1940
1997*
--
50.40
Jan 2, 1997
1986*
--
49.10
Feb 20, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak flow since regulation by Oroville Dam began in 1967
 *** Datum changed from (NGVD29) to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -1.15 ft.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Rain, breezy. Highs around 57. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph increasing to 10 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 43 to 49. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs around 63. Light winds.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 45. South winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs 55 to 60. South winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Rain showers. Lows around 46.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 61 to 66.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 42 to 48.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 70. Lows 42 to 52.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 70 to 76. Lows 44 to 52.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 64 to 69.
Impacts - E19 Information
53.4 FeetStages above 53.4 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.