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SACRAMENTO RIVER - MOULTON WEIR (CLSC1)
Latitude: 39.34º NLongitude: 122.02º WElevation: 76 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 76.2 FeetFlood Stage: 83.8 FeetDanger Stage: 84.8 Feet


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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2021*
0****
--
--
2020*
0****
--
--
2019*
8,410
79.75
Mar 1, 2019
2018*
0****
--
--
2017*
15,300
80.98
Feb 20, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1931 to Present)** - Ranked by Flow
1942
53,900
83.80
Feb 7, 1942
1958*
45,300
84.65***
Feb 20, 1958
1958*
44,200
84.62***
Feb 26, 1958
1983*
35,300
83.71
Mar 3, 1983
1956* 29,900 83.15 Jan 16, 1956
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak flow before regulation by Shasta Dam began in 1943
 *** Old datum. The difference is -2.85 ft and must be applied to data to convert from NGVD29 to NAVD88
 **** No weir flow observed during the entire water year
 ***** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.6 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)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Southeast winds up to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs around 90. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 53 to 61. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs around 90. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 56 to 64. South winds around 10 mph shifting to the east up to 10 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs around 94.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 67.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 95.

Friday Night through Monday: Clear. Lows 59 to 69. Highs around 96.
Impacts - E19 Information
76.2 FeetMoulton Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into Butte Sink. River Road is flooded and closed.
88.6 FeetStages above 88.6 feet result in major flooding of areas outside the levees. 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.