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SACRAMENTO RIVER - ORD FERRY (ORFC1)
Latitude: 39.63º NLongitude: 122.00º WElevation: 115 Feet
Location: Glenn County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Oct 31 2020 at 7:23 AM PDTNext Issuance: Nov 01 2020 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 110.0 FeetFlood Stage: 114.0 FeetDanger Stage: 122.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019*
100,400
116.25
Feb 28, 2019
2018*
55,100
108.69
Apr 8, 2018
2017*
105,300
116.98
Feb 19, 2017
2016*
72,051
111.73
Mar 13, 2016
2015*
97,391
115.80
Dec 12, 2014
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Completion of Shasta Dam (1943) to Present)
1958*
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120.10**
Feb 25, 1958
1970*
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119.79
Jan 24, 1970
1997*
215,000
118.66
Jan 02, 1997
1974*
212,400
118.40
Jan 16, 1974
1986*
195,000
118.30
Feb 19, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.2 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)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 53. Southeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 77 to 83. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 53. Light winds.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 81. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Light winds.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 78.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 54.

Wednesday through Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 78 to 84. Lows 46 to 56.

Friday and Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Not as warm. Highs around 70. Lows 43 to 53.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 61.
Impacts - E19 Information
110.3 FeetHead cuts in 3BS Silt Weir start overflow into Butte Basin, flooding dips on Ord Ferry Road west of River Road. Persistent flows at or above this level increase flooding in Butte Basin. Ord Ferry Road and additional roads in Glenn and Colusa Counties are closed due to flooding.
113.8 FeetDesignated flood stage. Design overflow level for M&T, 3BS and Goose Lake Flood Control facilities to divert flood flows into Butte Basin. M&T overflows closing River Road from Ord Ferry Road to Chico River Road. Ord Ferry Road is already closed.
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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.