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SACRAMENTO RIVER - FREMONT WEIR (FMWC1)
Latitude: 38.77º NLongitude: 121.67º WElevation: 40 Feet
Location: Sutter & Yolo Counties in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Lower SacramentoRiver 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
2022*
35,400
26.35
Oct 27, 2021
2021*
16,600
17.75
Jan 31, 2021
2020*
24,300
21.95
Jan 28, 2020
2019*
128,200
34.90
Mar 3, 2019
2018*
76,000
33.29
Apr 9, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1932 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Breezy. A chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Rain showers in the afternoon. A slight chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Highs 46 to 53. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 36 to 41. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 49 to 56. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 40. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 51 to 57. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 47.

Tuesday: Rain showers likely. Highs 54 to 60.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 44.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 56 to 61.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs 59 to 65.

Thursday Night and Friday: Clear. Lows around 39. Highs 61 to 67.
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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.