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SACRAMENTO RIVER - ORD FERRY (ORFC1)
Latitude: 39.63º NLongitude: 122.00º WElevation: 115 Feet
Location: Glenn County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 110.0 FeetFlood Stage: 114.0 FeetDanger Stage: 122.6 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
97,391
115.80
Dec 12, 2014
2014*
29,200
103.51
Mar 4, 2014
2013*
73,000
111.89
Dec 3, 2012
2012*
41,230
106.08
Mar 29, 2012
2011*
90,950
114.81
Mar 21, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Completion of Shasta Dam (1943) to Present)
1958*
--
120.10**
Feb 25, 1958
1970*
--
119.79
Jan 24, 1970
1997*
215,000
118.66
Jan 02, 1997
1974*
212,400
118.40
Jan 16, 1974
1986*
195,000
118.30
Feb 19, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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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
110.5 FeetHead cuts in 3BS Silt Weir start overflow into Butte Basin, flooding dips on Ord Ferry Road west of River Road. Persistent flows at or above this level increase flooding in Butte Basin. Ord Ferry Road and additional roads in Glenn and Colusa Counties are closed due to flooding.
114.0 FeetDesignated flood stage. Design overflow level for M&T, 3BS and Goose Lake Flood Control facilities to divert flood flows into Butte Basin. M&T overflows closing River Road from Ord Ferry Road to Chico River Road. Ord Ferry Road is already closed.
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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.