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Latitude: 39.91º NLongitude: 122.09º WElevation: 185 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: 180.0 FeetFlood Stage: 183.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
 Most Recent 5 Years
Feb 27, 2019
Apr 7, 2018
Feb 18, 2017
Jan 18, 2016
Dec 12, 2014
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1945 to Present)**
Jan 24, 1970
Mar 1, 1983
Dec 23, 1964
1974* 157,000 190.36*** Jan 16, 1974
1995* -- 189.62 Jan 10, 1995
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Flood flows measured by staff gauge back to 1900
 *** Old Datum. The difference is -3.0 ft and must be applied to data to convert from NGVD29 to NAVD88
 **** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.1 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
183.9 FeetWoodson Bridge Park is closed due to flooding. Water is up to the top steps of the recreation center at Woodson Bridge RV Park and spaces 15-33 begin to take on water on the east bank of the river.
184.9 FeetSouth Avenue start to flood east of the river.
185.9 FeetSouth Avenue is flooded and closed. The Woodson Bridge RV Park office and spaces 1-14, 34-52, and 62-72 start to flood.
188.9 FeetWater leaves the established river channel and floods low lying areas along the Sacramento River. Woodson Bridge RV Park is completely impacted and closed.
189.9 FeetExtensive flooding is occuring. The Corning to Vina Road (South Avenue) is closed due to flooding. Water pools in orchards and on agricultural land on the east flood plain along the road. Woodson Bridge Park and the Driftwood RV Fishing Resort 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.