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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: Dec 07 2021 at 1:24 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 08 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
2020*
28,100
202.84
Jan 26, 2020
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
 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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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Today: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Patchy fog in the morning. Warmer. Highs 61 to 67. North winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 40 to 46. Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Wednesday: Cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Cooler. Highs around 53. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 37 to 45. Light winds becoming north up to 10 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then sunny in the afternoon. Highs around 53. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Areas of frost. Colder. Lows 30 to 38.

Friday: Sunny. Areas of frost. Highs around 53.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Areas of frost. Lows 30 to 36.

Saturday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Widespread frost. Highs 46 to 52.

Saturday Night through Monday: Rain showers. Lows 36 to 44. Highs around 49.
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.