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SACRAMENTO RIVER - FREMONT WEIR (FMWC1)
Latitude: 38.77º NLongitude: 121.67º WElevation: 40 Feet
Location: Sutter & Yolo Counties 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: 32.0 FeetFlood Stage: 39.5 FeetDanger Stage: 40.5 Feet


Fremont Weir Location - Stage/Flow into Yolo Bypass (Estimated)
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019*
128,200
34.90
Mar 3, 2019
2018*
76,000
33.29
Apr 9, 2018
2017*
258,000
37.79
Feb 11, 2017
2016*
65,654
36.06
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
55,548
33.25
Dec 15, 2014
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1932 to Present)
1997*
~390,000***
42.47**
Jan 02, 1997
1986*
~355,000***
41.70
Feb 20, 1986
2006*
273,670
39.99
Jan 03, 2006
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak stage of record (Weir overflow depth of 8.97 feet)
 *** Flow estimated
 **** Datum changed from NGVD29 to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -1.45 ft and must be applied to all data before date to convert to NAVD88
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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
32.0 FeetFremont Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Yolo Bypass flooding agricultural lands.
33.1 FeetAt one foot overflow, River Road to Woodland is closed due to flooding.
37.3 FeetAt 5.3 feet overflow, Egbert Tract floods.
44.0 FeetStages above 44.0 feet result in flooding 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.