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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: Dec 10 2018 at 7:38 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 10 2018 at 3:00 PM PST
Monitor Stage: 110.0 FeetFlood Stage: 114.0 FeetDanger Stage: 122.6 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
105,300
116.98
Feb 19, 2017
2016*
72,051
111.73
Mar 13, 2016
2015*
97,391
115.80
Dec 12, 2014
2014*
29,200
103.51
Mar 4, 2014
2013*
73,000
111.89
Dec 3, 2012
 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
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs around 58. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 33 to 43. North winds up to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 58. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 44. Light winds.

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

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 33 to 43.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 58.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 44.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 56. Lows 36 to 44.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 55.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 40 to 46.

Sunday: Rain likely. Highs around 54.
Impacts - E19 Information
110.5 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.
114.0 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.