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SACRAMENTO RIVER - MOULTON WEIR (CLSC1)
Latitude: 39.34º NLongitude: 122.02º WElevation: 76 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Apr 26 2018 at 7:57 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 27 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 76.8 FeetFlood Stage: 84.4 FeetDanger Stage: 85.4 Feet

Moulton Weir Location - Sacramento River Channel Stage/Flow (Estimated)
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
667
77.39
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
3,794
78.60
Dec 13, 2014
2014*
0****
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2013*
0****
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2012*
0****
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 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1931 to Present)**
1942
53,900
83.80
Feb 7, 1942
1958*
45,300
84.65***
Feb 20, 1958
1958*
44,200
84.62***
Feb 26, 1958
1983*
35,300
83.71
Mar 3, 1983
1956* 29,900 83.15 Jan 16, 1956
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak flow before regulation by Shasta Dam began in 1943
 *** Old datum. The difference is -2.85 ft and must be applied to data to convert from NGVD29 to NAVD88
 **** No weir flow observed during the entire water year
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs around 81. Southeast winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows around 49. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight.

Friday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 68 to 74. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 48. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 65 to 71. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45 to 51.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 70 to 75.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 46 to 52.

Monday and Monday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 72 to 78. Lows 46 to 53.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 77 to 83. Lows 47 to 56.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 82 to 87.
Impacts - E19 Information
76.8 FeetMoulton Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into Butte Sink. River Road is flooded and closed.
89.2 FeetStages above 89.2 feet result in major flooding of areas outside the levees. Top of 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.