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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: Aug 16 2022 at 8:11 AM PDTNext Issuance: Aug 17 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2021*
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18.30
Jan 29, 2021
2020*
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22.29
Apr 6, 2020
2019*
--
38.94
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
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38.35
Apr 8, 2018
2017*
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44.66
Feb 11, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Nov 1931 to Present) - Ranked by Stage
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: Sunny. Highs 102 to 108. Light winds becoming west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 66 to 76. Southwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the south after midnight. Gusts up to 20 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 99 to 107. Southwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 63 to 73. Southwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 97 to 105. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 62 to 72.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 98 to 104.

Friday Night through Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 59 to 69. Highs 94 to 104.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 89 to 97.

Sunday Night and Monday: Clear. Lows 57 to 66. Highs 89 to 97.
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.