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SACRAMENTO RIVER - RED BLUFF (RDBC1)
Latitude: 40.15º NLongitude: 122.20º WElevation: 231 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Feb 15 2019 at 2:35 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 16 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 250.0 FeetFlood Stage: 253.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
114,200
256.36
Feb 18, 2017
2016*
67,675
249.62
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
108,313
255.48
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
30,800
243.50
Mar 4, 2014
2013*
71,300
250.17
Dec 2, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Dec 2000 to Present)
1997*
141,500**
260.00**
Jan 02, 1997
2006*
123,171
257.09
Dec 31, 2005
2015*
108,179
255.48
Dec 11, 2014
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Estimated stage/flow from high water marks
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Tonight: Rain showers likely. Lows around 39. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Saturday: Rain showers likely in the morning, then rain showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 48 to 53. South 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 33. West winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 48 to 53. North winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 34. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Washingtons Birthday: Mostly sunny. Highs 50 to 56.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 31.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 49 to 56.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 34.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 47 to 54.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 33.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 47 to 54.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 35. Highs 48 to 54.
Impacts - E19 Information
246.0 FeetThe river starts to flow eastward into Sand Slough on the left bank upstream of the gage.
254.0 FeetOverflow of east bank of river downstream of gage begins. Housing development in the area is threatened.
254.3 FeetThe trailer house at the south end of Idle Wheels Trailer Park start to take water. Water is up to the parking lot at City Park. Paynes Creek Slough closes Bell Mill Road at Kaer Avenue.
255.0 FeetWater starts into the houses on Mary Lane, Howell Street, and surrounding streets.
257.0 FeetExtensive flooding problems begin to happen in low lying areas of Red Bluff.
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.