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River Guidance Points Forecast Above Specified Stage Definitions  (Select NWS ID for Specified Graphical RVF)
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*** NO River Guidance (Flood Forecast) Points Currently Forecast At Or Above Critical Stage Definitions ***

** NOTE **  Stage is presented in "Feet" while Flow is presented in "cfs".

River Guidance Forecast Group Issuance and Next Update Times  (Select Forecast Group for Specified Text RVF)
FG IDForecast GroupIssuance TimeNext Update Time
SENorth Coast[ Alternate Link ]Apr 18 2014 at 7:58 AM PDTApr 19 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
RNRussian Napa[ Alternate Link ]Apr 18 2014 at 7:59 AM PDTApr 19 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
USAUpper Sacramento[ Alternate Link ]Apr 18 2014 at 7:57 AM PDTApr 19 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
LSCLower Sacramento[ Alternate Link ]Apr 18 2014 at 8:37 AM PDTApr 19 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
SJSan Joaquin[ Alternate Link ]Apr 18 2014 at 8:49 AM PDTApr 19 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
CCCentral Coast[ Alternate Link ]Apr 18 2014 at 7:59 AM PDTApr 19 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
SCASouthern California[ Alternate Link ]Apr 18 2014 at 8:00 AM PDTApr 19 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
ESEastern Sierra[ Alternate Link ]Apr 18 2014 at 8:01 AM PDTApr 19 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
HBTHumboldt[ Alternate Link ]Apr 18 2014 at 8:02 AM PDTApr 19 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
SAC Sacramento Delta (Tides) [ Alternate Link ]Apr 18 2014 at 6:12 AM PDTApr 19 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
 
** NOTE 1 **  The Klamath and North Coast river guidance points are included in the North Coast Forecast Group.
** NOTE 2 **  The Feather Yuba and American river guidance points are included in the Lower Sacramento River Forecast Group.
** NOTE 3 **  The Delta Region, Upper and Lower San Joaquin river guidance points are combined in the San Joaquin River Forecast Group.