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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
2016*
--
39.99
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
--
31.29
Dec 15, 2014
2014*
--
24.23
Feb 10, 2014
2013*
--
36.14
Dec 3, 2012
2012*
--
35.56
Mar 17, 2012
 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)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 48 to 58. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight.

Monday: Sunny, warmer. Highs 83 to 89. Light winds becoming northwest up to 10 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 52 to 62. North winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs around 88. Northwest winds up to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 48 to 58. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 84 to 90.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 48 to 58.

Thursday through Sunday: Clear. Highs around 81. Lows 47 to 57.
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.