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Latitude: 39.91º NLongitude: 122.09º WElevation: 185 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 180.0 FeetFlood Stage: 183.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
 Most Recent 5 Years
Dec 12, 2014
Mar 4, 2014
Dec 2, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 21, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1945 to Present)**
Jan 24, 1970
Mar 1, 1983
Dec 23, 1964
1974* 157,000 190.36*** Jan 16, 1974
1995* -- 189.62 Jan 10, 1995
* Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
** Flood flows measured by staff gauge back to 1900
*** Old datum
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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
184.0 FeetWoodson Bridge Park is closed due to flooding. Water is up to the top steps of the recreation center at Driftwood RV Fishing Resort on the east bank of the river.
185.0 FeetSouth Avenue start to flood east of the river.
187.0 FeetSouth Avenue is flooded and closed. The trailer park on the east bank starts to flood.
189.0 FeetWater leaves the established river channel and floods low lying areas along the Sacramento River. Woodson Bridge park is closed. The recreation center at the Driftwood RV Fishing Resort is closed.
190.0 FeetExtensive flooding is occuring. The Corning to Vina Road (South Avenue) is closed due to flooding. Water pools in orchards and on agricultural land on the east flood plain along the road. Woodson Bridge Park and the Driftwood RV Fishing Resort are flooded.
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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.