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SACRAMENTO RIVER - TEHAMA BRIDGE (TEHC1)
Latitude: 40.03º NLongitude: 122.12º WElevation: 213 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Upper SacramentoRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Feb 25 2024 at 7:16 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 26 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 206.5 FeetFlood Stage: 209.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2022*
44,200
205.90
Oct 25, 2021
2021*
13,000
199.60
Feb 3, 2021
2020*
28,100
202.84
Jan 26, 2020
2019*
111,900
218.08
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
60,700
211.63
Apr 7, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1960 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1983*
176,000**
222.70
Mar 01, 1983
1997*
152,600
221.24
Jan 01, 1997
2017*
136,600
220.02
Feb 18, 2017
1986*
135,500
220.10
Feb 18, 1986
1995*
135,300
220.09
Mar 15, 1995
2006*
134,600
220.04
Dec 31, 2005
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Estimated flow (Not Official)
 *** Datum changed from Local to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -3.3 ft and must be applied to all data before date to convert to NAVD88
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Impacts - E19 Information
206.7 FeetWater into RV park on east side of river. Tires of trailers get wet.
209.7 FeetRoad inside trailer park and turn around site under railroad tracks (Tehama Vina Road) become impassable. Water is into area around structures on east side of river. No structural damage. Sheriff's Department issues advisory and makes sure Pelhams Bay, Snug Harbor, Ditters River Inn (small trailer park all in a row on east side of river north of bridge) know of advisory.
210.7 FeetBetween 209.7 and 210.7 Feet the county park becomes inaccessible. Lower trailer park slots (temporary slots) start to flood.
214.7 FeetPelhams Resort acess road floods.
215.0 FeetLow lying area on west side of river, south of town of Tehama floods.
215.3 FeetWater comes into south end of town of Tehama on the west bank.
215.7 FeetWater on streets at south end of town of Tehama. Trailers at Pelhams Bay begin to flood. Many roads closes: Gyle Road at 5th Street, Gyle Road at railroad tracks, Tehama Vina Road at park, and C Street west of 5th Street at the dip.
216.7 FeetThree homes on east side of river flooded. Second Street south of I Street flodded. Fourth Street at I Street flooded. Fifth Street flooded from Gyle curve to F Street. San Benito Road at railroad tracks flooded.
217.3 FeetWater flows over the B Street Levee at Pacific Farms north of town. This water flows south into the northwest section of town. The road to Gerber is closed. Most sections of Tehama are flooded or have water over the roads. On the east side of the river, the county park, trailer parks and Pelhams Resort buildings are flooded.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows around 45. South winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 55 to 63. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Monday Night: Clear, colder. Lows 32 to 38. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tuesday: Widespread frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 57. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 38. North winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 59.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 43 to 49.

Thursday: Rain showers. Breezy. Highs 51 to 57.

Thursday Night: Rain showers. Breezy. Lows 39 to 47.

Friday: Rain showers. Breezy. Highs 49 to 54.

Friday Night: Rain showers. Lows 34 to 40.

Saturday: Rain and snow showers likely. Highs 45 to 51.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows around 34.

Sunday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Highs 48 to 54.
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.