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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: Aug 16 2022 at 8:11 AM PDTNext Issuance: Aug 17 2022 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
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
2017
32,300
23.71
Jan 11, 2017
 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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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Sunny. Highs 102 to 108. Light winds becoming west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 66 to 76. Southwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the south after midnight. Gusts up to 20 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 99 to 107. Southwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 63 to 73. Southwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 97 to 105. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 62 to 72.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 98 to 104.

Friday Night through Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 59 to 69. Highs 94 to 104.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 89 to 97.

Sunday Night and Monday: Clear. Lows 57 to 66. Highs 89 to 97.
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.