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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: Feb 19 2018 at 8:29 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 20 2018 at 9:00 AM 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
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
2012*
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35.56
Mar 17, 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
 ** Peak 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.
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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
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.