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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 15 2019 at 2:57 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 16 2019 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
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)
Tonight: A chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers after midnight. Lows around 42. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Saturday: A chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 50 to 55. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers. Lows around 37. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 47 to 52. Light winds becoming northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 37. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Washingtons Birthday: Sunny. Highs around 55.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 33.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 54. Lows around 35.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 53.

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

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 50 to 55.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Lows around 36. Highs 50 to 55.
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.