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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: Jan 26 2021 at 2:21 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 27 2021 at 9:00 AM 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
2019
9,790
13.49
Feb 27, 2019
2018
13,000
15.82
Mar 22, 2018
2017
32,300
23.71
Jan 11, 2017
2016
17,400
17.12
Mar 14, 2016
2015
768
3.91
Feb 12, 2015
 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: Rain showers likely. Windy. Highs around 49. Southeast winds 15 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph decreasing to 40 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Rain showers. Breezy. Lows around 46. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph.

Thursday: Rain showers. Highs 49 to 55. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the morning.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 41. Southeast winds up to 15 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 50 to 56. Light winds becoming southwest up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 40 to 46.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 51 to 57.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 41 to 47.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 54 to 60. Lows 41 to 50.

Monday and Monday Night: Rain showers likely. Highs 53 to 59. Lows 43 to 50.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 51 to 57.
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.