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SACRAMENTO RIVER - COLUSA BRIDGE (CLUC1)
Latitude: 39.21º NLongitude: 122.00º WElevation: 70 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Mar 20 2023 at 2:04 PM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 21 2023 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 63.0 FeetFlood Stage: 70.0 FeetDanger Stage: 71.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2021*
11,500
46.82
Jan 30, 2021
2020*
20,200
53.55
Jan 27, 2020
2019*
51,100
68.33
Mar 1, 2019
2018*
38,400
63.11
Apr 8, 2018
2017*
50,900
68.25
Feb 20, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1940 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1983*
51,800
68.50
Mar 04, 1983
2019*
51,100
68.33
Mar 1, 2019
2017*
50,900
68.25
Feb 20, 2017
1998*
50,300
68.02
Feb 05, 1998
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: Partly cloudy until early morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers late in the night. Lows around 43. Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the northeast up to 10 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 20 mph.

Tuesday: A chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 49 to 57. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 44. East winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 57. East winds up to 10 mph shifting to the south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows 41 to 47. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 57 to 62.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 36 to 42.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 58.

Friday Night and Saturday: Mostly clear. Lows around 36. Highs around 58.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Areas of frost. Lows around 34.

Sunday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Areas of frost. Highs 54 to 59.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 41. Highs 50 to 59.
Impacts - E19 Information
65.0 FeetWater moves into the parking lot of Lovees Landing. Lovees Landing is a trailer park on the river inside the levee.
73.0 FeetStages above 73.0 feet result in major flooding of the area 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.