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Latitude: 39.91º NLongitude: 122.09º WElevation: 185 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
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
Jan 18, 2016
Dec 12, 2014
Mar 4, 2014
Dec 2, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
 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
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Today: Rain in the morning, then rain showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 61. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Colder. Lows 34 to 40. Northwest winds up to 15 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Breezy. Highs 51 to 57. South winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Rain showers. Breezy. Lows 34 to 40. South winds 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs 49 to 55. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 32 to 38.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 56.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 31 to 37.

Monday and Monday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 61. Lows 31 to 37.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Mostly clear. Highs around 70. Lows 37 to 42.
Impacts - E19 Information
184.0 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.
185.0 FeetSouth Avenue start to flood east of the river.
187.0 FeetSouth Avenue is flooded and closed. The Woodson Bridge RV Park office and spaces 1-14, 34-52, and 62-72 start to flood.
189.0 FeetWater leaves the established river channel and floods low lying areas along the Sacramento River. Woodson Bridge RV Park is completely impacted and closed.
190.0 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.