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SACRAMENTO RIVER - FREMONT WEIR (FMWC1)
Latitude: 38.77º NLongitude: 121.67º WElevation: 40 Feet
Location: Sutter & Yolo County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 32.0 FeetFlood Stage: 39.5 FeetDanger Stage: 40.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019*
128,200
34.90
Mar 3, 2019
2018*
76,000
33.29
Apr 9, 2018
2017*
258,000
37.79
Feb 11, 2017
2016*
65,654
36.06
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
55,548
33.25
Dec 15, 2014
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1932 to Present)
1997*
~390,000***
42.47**
Jan 02, 1997
1986*
~355,000***
41.70
Feb 20, 1986
2006*
273,670
39.99
Jan 03, 2006
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak stage of record (Weir overflow depth of 8.97 feet)
 *** Flow estimated
 **** Datum changed from NGVD29 to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -1.45 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   (CAZ017)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 52. Light winds.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 52. Light winds.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 81. Light winds.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55. Light winds.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 79.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 53.

Wednesday through Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 80. Lows 45 to 55.

Friday and Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs around 72. Lows 43 to 53.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 60 to 66.
Impacts - E19 Information
32.0 FeetFremont Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Yolo Bypass flooding agricultural lands.
33.1 FeetAt one foot overflow, River Road to Woodland is closed due to flooding.
37.3 FeetAt 5.3 feet overflow, Egbert Tract floods.
44.0 FeetStages above 44.0 feet result in flooding 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.