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BEAR RIVER - WHEATLAND (BRWC1)
Latitude: 39.00º NLongitude: 121.41º WElevation: 72 Feet
Location: Placer County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Issuance Time: May 25 2019 at 8:46 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 26 2019 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 16.0 FeetFlood Stage: 24.0 FeetDanger Stage: 25.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017
32,300
23.71
Jan 11, 2017
2016
17,400
17.12
Mar 14, 2016
2015
768
3.91
Feb 12, 2015
2014
1,160
4.15
Apr 3, 2014
2013
4,320
8.19
Dec 24, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1928 to Present)
1986
48,000
21.60
Feb 17, 1986
2006
36,400
24.28
Dec 31, 2005
1997
34,900
23.72
Jan 02, 1997
1956 33,100 21.30 Dec 22, 1955
2017
32,300
23.71
Jan 11, 2017
1943 31,300 16.95 Jan 1, 1943
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 61 to 67. South winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. South winds up to 10 mph.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 68 to 74. South winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 52. South winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Warmer. Highs 78 to 86. Northwest winds up to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 60.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 80 to 86.

Wednesday Night through Saturday: Mostly clear. Lows around 58. Highs 78 to 88.
Impacts - E19 Information
13.6 FeetOrchards within the levee downstream of Pleasant Grove Road begin to flood.
24.0 FeetFlood stage.
33.1 FeetTop of right bank levee. Stages above this level result in flooding outside the levee.
Product Disclaimer

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.