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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: Feb 19 2018 at 8:29 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 20 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
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
2016*
65,654
36.06
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
55,548
33.25
Dec 15, 2014
2014*
25,520
24.04
Mar 6, 2014
2013*
29,400
34.99
Dec 26, 2012
2012*
41,068
29.67
Mar 19, 2012
 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.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Areas of frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 52. Light winds becoming west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows 27 to 33. Light winds.

Wednesday: Areas of frost in the morning. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs 51 to 56. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 34. Light winds.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 50 to 55. South winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 29 to 37.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 56.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 34.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 58.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 37.

Sunday through Monday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 53 to 60. Lows 34 to 40.
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.