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SACRAMENTO RIVER - RED BLUFF (RDBC1)
Latitude: 40.15º NLongitude: 122.20º WElevation: 231 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 250.0 FeetFlood Stage: 253.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
108,313
255.48
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
30,800
243.50
Mar 4, 2014
2013*
71,300
250.17
Dec 2, 2012
2012*
40,869
245.23
Mar 28, 2012
2011*
98,404
254.18
Mar 20, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Dec 2000 to Present)
1997*
141,500**
260.00**
Jan 02, 1997
2006*
123,171
257.09
Dec 31, 2005
2015*
108,179
255.48
Dec 11, 2014
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Estimated stage/flow from high water marks
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Today: Rain, windy. Highs around 55. South winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 39 to 45. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the evening becoming light.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 62. Light winds.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 45. Light winds.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs around 57. South winds up to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Rain showers. Lows 40 to 46.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 64.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 45.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs around 71. Lows around 47.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 73. Lows 43 to 49.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs 64 to 70.
Impacts - E19 Information
246.0 FeetThe river starts to flow eastward into Sand Slough on the left bank upstream of the gage.
254.0 FeetOverflow of east bank of river downstream of gage begins. Housing development in the area is threatened.
254.3 FeetThe trailer house at the south end of Idle Wheels Trailer Park start to take water. Water is up to the parking lot at City Park. Paynes Creek Slough closes Bell Mill Road at Kaer Avenue.
255.0 FeetWater starts into the houses on Mary Lane, Howell Street, and surrounding streets.
257.0 FeetExtensive flooding problems begin to happen in low lying areas of Red Bluff.
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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.