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SACRAMENTO RIVER - TEHAMA BRIDGE (TEHC1)
Latitude: 40.03º NLongitude: 122.12º WElevation: 213 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 206.5 FeetFlood Stage: 209.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2020*
28,100
202.84
Jan 26, 2020
2019*
111,900
218.08
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
60,700
211.63
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
136,600
220.02
Feb 18, 2017
2016*
69,750
212.84
Jan 18, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1960 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1983*
176,000**
222.70
Mar 01, 1983
1997*
152,600
221.24
Jan 01, 1997
2017*
136,600
220.02
Feb 18, 2017
1986*
135,500
220.10
Feb 18, 1986
1995*
135,300
220.09
Mar 15, 1995
2006*
134,600
220.04
Dec 31, 2005
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Estimated flow (Not Official)
 *** Datum changed from Local to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -3.3 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   (CAZ015)
Today: Sunny. Highs 72 to 78. North winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 57. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 82. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 62. North winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs around 88. North winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 62.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 88.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 64.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs around 89.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 63.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs around 89.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 62. Highs around 89.
Impacts - E19 Information
206.7 FeetWater into RV park on east side of river. Tires of trailers get wet.
209.7 FeetRoad inside trailer park and turn around site under railroad tracks (Tehama Vina Road) become impassable. Water is into area around structures on east side of river. No structural damage. Sheriff's Department issues advisory and makes sure Pelhams Bay, Snug Harbor, Ditters River Inn (small trailer park all in a row on east side of river north of bridge) know of advisory.
210.7 FeetBetween 209.7 and 210.7 Feet the county park becomes inaccessible. Lower trailer park slots (temporary slots) start to flood.
214.7 FeetPelhams Resort acess road floods.
215.0 FeetLow lying area on west side of river, south of town of Tehama floods.
215.3 FeetWater comes into south end of town of Tehama on the west bank.
215.7 FeetWater on streets at south end of town of Tehama. Trailers at Pelhams Bay begin to flood. Many roads closes: Gyle Road at 5th Street, Gyle Road at railroad tracks, Tehama Vina Road at park, and C Street west of 5th Street at the dip.
216.7 FeetThree homes on east side of river flooded. Second Street south of I Street flodded. Fourth Street at I Street flooded. Fifth Street flooded from Gyle curve to F Street. San Benito Road at railroad tracks flooded.
217.3 FeetWater flows over the B Street Levee at Pacific Farms north of town. This water flows south into the northwest section of town. The road to Gerber is closed. Most sections of Tehama are flooded or have water over the roads. On the east side of the river, the county park, trailer parks and Pelhams Resort buildings 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.