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CNRFC Daily Briefing
Last issued: Wed Nov 30, 2022 at 08:34 AM PST (updated daily by 10 AM Pacific Time).
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  • An initial cold front will sweep across the region from the northwest tonight through Thursday bringing widespread moderate precipitation with the best amounts over the higher terrain of northern and central CA. Expect totals to range from 1.00" to 2.50" local to 3.00".
  • The next system expected to impact the region will arrive this weekend and spread more precipitation across CA and NV with the best totals over the west slope of the Sierra Nevada. Coastal mountains will see 0.50" to 1.25", while the Sierra will see 1.00" to 2.50".
  • Minor to moderate rises are expected at many locations for the next couple of days.
  • All forecast locations are expected to remain below monitor stage over the next 5 days.
Confidence: Medium through Friday then Low

Staffing Level: Normal

Detailed Hydrometeorological Discussion:

River Guidance Points Forecast Above Specified Stage Definitions  (Select NWS ID for Specified Graphical RVF)
NWS IDRiver / CreekGage / StationMonitor
Max Forecast
Max Forecast

*** 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".