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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: May 25 2019 at 8:40 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 26 2019 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
2017*
15,300
80.98
Feb 20, 2017
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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 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: Widespread rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Cooler. Highs around 65. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then mostly cloudy after midnight. Lows around 50. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 69 to 75. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 54. Southeast winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Warmer. Highs 80 to 86. Northwest winds up to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 59.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 82 to 88.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs 80 to 88.

Thursday Night through Saturday: Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs 80 to 89.
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.