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October 2019 Datum Change - On the morning of October 1, 2019, the California Department of Water Resources changed the reporting of river stage data collected at 21 locations to the new NAVD88 datum (from NGVD29, Local, or USED datum). This affected critical stages (monitor, flood, and danger stages) at 12 of these locations, which are official National Weather Service flood forecast points. For more information on these changes, please check out this webpage hosted by CDEC (California Data Exchange).

2019 Tide Tables Available - The 2019 tide tables are now available on our river forecast page.

Alert MessageAll River Guidance (Flood Forecast) Points Are Currently and Forecast to Remain Below Critical StagesAlert Message

 
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Last Map Update:   Wednesday November 13th 2019 at 2:50 PM PST  (1 Minute Old)
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River Guidance Points Forecast Above Specified Stage Definitions  (Select NWS ID for Specified Graphical RVF)
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*** NO River Guidance (Flood Forecast) Points Currently Forecast At Or Above Critical Stage Definitions ***

** NOTE **  Stage is presented in "Feet" while Flow is presented in "cfs".

River Guidance Forecast Group Issuance and Next Update Times  (Select Forecast Group for Specified Text RVF)
FG IDForecast GroupIssuance TimeNext Update Time
SENorth Coast[ Alternate Link ]Nov 13 2019 at 1:32 PM PSTNov 14 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
RNRussian Napa[ Alternate Link ]Nov 13 2019 at 1:34 PM PSTNov 14 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
USAUpper Sacramento[ Alternate Link ]Nov 13 2019 at 1:41 PM PSTNov 14 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
LSCLower Sacramento[ Alternate Link ]Nov 13 2019 at 1:42 PM PSTNov 14 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
SJSan Joaquin[ Alternate Link ]Nov 13 2019 at 1:46 PM PSTNov 14 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
CCCentral Coast[ Alternate Link ]Nov 13 2019 at 1:37 PM PSTNov 14 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
SCASouthern California[ Alternate Link ]Nov 13 2019 at 1:41 PM PSTNov 14 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
ESEastern Sierra[ Alternate Link ]Nov 13 2019 at 1:39 PM PSTNov 14 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
HBTHumboldt[ Alternate Link ]Nov 13 2019 at 1:42 PM PSTNov 14 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
SAC Sacramento Delta (Tides) [ Alternate Link ]Nov 13 2019 at 6:20 AM PSTNov 14 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
 
** NOTE 1 **  The Klamath and North Coast river guidance points are included in the North Coast Forecast Group.
** NOTE 2 **  The Feather Yuba and American river guidance points are included in the Lower Sacramento River Forecast Group.
** NOTE 3 **  The Delta Region, Upper and Lower San Joaquin river guidance points are combined in the San Joaquin River Forecast Group.