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FEATHER RIVER - GRIDLEY (GRIC1)
Latitude: 39.37º NLongitude: 121.65º WElevation: 92 Feet
Location: Butte County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Issuance Time: Sep 17 2021 at 7:49 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 18 2021 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 94.0 FeetFlood Stage: 103.0 FeetDanger Stage: 104.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2020*
9,540
76.16
Oct 2, 2019
2019*
24,900
82.90
Apr 7, 2019
2018*
14,200
79.49
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
129,000
96.37
Feb 14, 2017
2016*
10,912
78.37
Jun 29, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Mar 1929 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1956
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102.25**
Dec 23, 1955
1986*
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100.06
Feb 19, 1986
1997*
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98.83
Jan 2, 1997
2017*
129,000
96.37
Feb 14, 2017
1995*
89,434
94.66
Mar 12, 1995
2006* 76,964 91.97 Jan 3, 2006
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak stage before regulation by Oroville Dam began in 1967 (also old datum)
 *** Datum difference is -2.9 ft and must be applied to data to convert from NGVD29 to NAVD88
 **** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.7 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   (CAZ016)
Today: Sunny. Highs around 88. South winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 50 to 58. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs around 79. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the evening, then mostly cloudy with rain showers likely after midnight. Lows 55 to 61. South winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs around 75. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph shifting to the north in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 62.

Monday: Sunny, breezy, warmer. Highs around 86.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Clear. Lows 54 to 64. Highs around 88.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 55 to 65.

Wednesday through Thursday: Mostly clear. Highs around 89. Lows 55 to 65.
Impacts - E19 Information
95.3 FeetOverflow of the east bank begins east of Gridley. This water flows into orchards.
97.5 FeetGeneral overflow of the east bank south of the gage to near Highway 70 occurs. This floods extensive areas of farm land.
99.3 FeetWater flows over Highway 70 south of East Gridley Road.
101.6 FeetEast bank overflows from Hamilton Bend to Four Corners and to near Highway 40.
106.5 FeetStages above 106.5 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.