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FEATHER RIVER - GRIDLEY (GRIC1)
Latitude: 39.37º NLongitude: 121.65º WElevation: 92 Feet
Location: Butte County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 95.0 FeetFlood Stage: 103.8 FeetDanger Stage: 104.8 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
10,912
78.37
Jun 29, 2016
2015*
4,052
75.37
May 15, 2015
2014*
3,865
75.27
Jun 19, 2014
2013*
6,000
76.33
Oct 10, 2012
2012*
8,618
77.47
Jul 11, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Mar 1929 to Present)
1956
--
102.25**
Dec 23, 1955
1986*
--
100.06
Feb 19, 1986
1997*
--
98.83
Jan 2, 1997
1995*
89,434
94.66
Mar 12, 1995
2006* 76,964 91.97 Jan 3, 2006
* Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
** Peak stage before regulation by Oroville Dam began in 1967 (also old datum)
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 36. Northwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Sunday: Patchy frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs 55 to 61. Northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain after midnight. Lows 37 to 43. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 49 to 54. South winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. A slight chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows 32 to 38. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 58.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 39.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 54.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 38 to 46.

Thursday: Rain showers. Highs around 52.

Thursday Night through Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 35 to 43. Highs 49 to 55.
Impacts - E19 Information
96.0 FeetOverflow of the east bank begins east of Gridley. This water flows into orchards.
98.2 FeetGeneral overflow of the east bank south of the gage to near Highway 70 occurs. This floods extensive areas of farm land.
100.0 FeetWater flows over Highway 70 south of East Gridley Road.
102.3 FeetEast bank overflows from Hamilton Bend to Four Corners and to near Highway 40.
107.2 FeetStages above 107.2 feet result in flooding outside the levees. Top of levee.
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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.