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SACRAMENTO RIVER - TEHAMA BRIDGE (TEHC1)
Latitude: 40.03º NLongitude: 122.12º WElevation: 213 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Jan 26 2021 at 2:01 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 27 2021 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
2019*
111,900
218.08
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
60,700
211.63
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
136,600
220.02
Feb 18, 2017
2016*
69,750
212.84
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
119,789
218.74
Dec 12, 2014
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1960 to Present)
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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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Today: Rain and snow showers in the morning, then rain showers in the afternoon. Windy. Highs 40 to 46. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch lower elevations and except no snow accumulation higher elevations. South winds 15 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph decreasing to 35 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Rain showers. Lows 37 to 45. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

Thursday: Rain showers. Highs 45 to 52. Southeast winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 34 to 42. North winds up to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 47 to 53. Light winds becoming southeast up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 38 to 44.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 47 to 52.

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

Sunday through Monday Night: Rain showers. Highs 48 to 55. Lows 37 to 47.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 49 to 55.
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.
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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.