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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: Sep 29 2020 at 8:48 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 30 2020 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
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)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Haze and patchy smoke. Lows 59 to 69. South winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Patchy smoke in the morning. Haze through the day. Areas of smoke in the afternoon. Highs 94 to 100. Light winds becoming northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Haze and areas of smoke. Lows 61 to 71. Northwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the south up to 10 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Haze and patchy smoke. Highs 93 to 99. Light winds becoming northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Haze and patchy smoke. Lows 61 to 71. West winds around 10 mph shifting to the south up to 10 mph after midnight.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Haze and patchy smoke. Highs 92 to 98.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 67.

Saturday through Tuesday: Mostly clear. Highs 85 to 94. Lows 56 to 66.
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.