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SACRAMENTO RIVER - COLUSA WEIR (CLAC1)
Latitude: 39.24º NLongitude: 121.99º WElevation: 62 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 60.9 FeetFlood Stage: 70.1 FeetDanger Stage: 71.1 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2018
5,430
64.80
Apr 8, 2018
2017
43,300
68.68
Feb 19, 2017
2016
23,033
67.14
Mar 14, 2016
2015
21,147
66.96
Dec 13, 2014
2014
0****
--
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 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1911 to Present)
1940
--
70.60*
Mar 1, 1940
1983
81,500
68.96**
Mar 4, 1983
1997
71,000
68.85
Jan 3, 1997
1958
83,600
68.80***
Feb 21, 1958
1965
77,400
68.50
Jan 7, 1965
1943
--
68.30
Jan 24, 1943
 * Peak prior to regulation by Shasta Dam
 ** Peak after regulation by Shasta Dam
 *** Peak also occurred on Feb 26th
 **** No weir flow observed during the entire water year
 ***** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.9 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   (CAZ016)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Highs around 73. Light winds becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Lows 43 to 49. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Cooler. Highs around 63. Northwest winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 37 to 43. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Windy. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph increasing to 15 to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Clear, breezy. Lows 37 to 43.

Monday: Sunny. Highs around 68.

Monday Night through Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 43 to 51. Highs around 75.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 72. Lows 43 to 49.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 72.
Impacts - E19 Information
60.9 FeetColusa Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Sutter Bypass.
73.9 FeetStages above 73.9 feet result in major flooding. Top of levee.
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.