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BEAR RIVER - WHEATLAND (BRWC1)
Latitude: 39.00º NLongitude: 121.41º WElevation: 72 Feet
Location: Placer County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Lower SacramentoRiver Group: Feather Yuba
Issuance Time: Mar 04 2024 at 8:15 AM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 04 2024 at 3:00 PM PST
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
2022
4,140
8.45
Dec 27, 2021
2021
56
0.31
Aug 7, 2021
2020
3,340
7.66
Apr 6, 2020
2019
9,790
13.49
Feb 27, 2019
2018
13,000
15.82
Mar 22, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1928 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers after midnight. A chance of rain showers late in the night. Lows around 46. South winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning, then a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 56 to 63. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 45. South winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 59 to 65. Light winds becoming northwest up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 44. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 60 to 65.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 38 to 44.

Friday and Friday Night: Clear. Highs 62 to 68. Lows 38 to 44.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 58 to 64.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 43.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 58 to 63.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 46.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 58 to 64.
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.