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FEATHER RIVER - NICOLAUS (NCOC1)
Latitude: 38.89º NLongitude: 121.60º WElevation: 32 Feet
Location: Sutter County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Issuance Time: Dec 10 2018 at 7:45 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 10 2018 at 3:00 PM PST
Monitor Stage: 39.0 FeetFlood Stage: 47.0 FeetDanger Stage: 48.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
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44.66
Feb 11, 2017
2016*
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39.99
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
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31.29
Dec 15, 2014
2014*
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24.23
Feb 10, 2014
2013*
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36.14
Dec 3, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Nov 1931 to Present)
1956
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51.60
Dec 23, 1955
1965
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51.55
Dec 23, 1964
1940
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50.75
Mar 30, 1940
1997*
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50.40
Jan 2, 1997
1986*
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49.10
Feb 20, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Record flow since regulation by Oroville Dam began in 1967
 *** Datum changed from NGVD29 to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -1.15 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)
Today: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs around 57. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 32 to 42. North winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph after midnight.

Tuesday: Patchy dense fog in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs 54 to 60. Northwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 33 to 43. Light winds.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 59. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 33 to 41.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 58.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 43.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 57. Lows 37 to 43.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Highs around 56.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows around 43.

Sunday: Rain likely. Highs around 54.
Impacts - E19 Information
53.4 FeetStages above 53.4 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.