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SACRAMENTO RIVER - BUTTE CITY (BTCC1)
Latitude: 39.46º NLongitude: 121.99º WElevation: 99 Feet
Location: Glenn County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Nov 24 2017 at 7:47 AM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 25 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 89.0 FeetFlood Stage: 97.2 FeetDanger Stage: 98.2 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
68,776
86.46
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
80,264
88.86
Dec 13, 2014
2014*
26,500
76.29
Mar 11, 2014
2013*
62,900
85.29
Dec 3, 2012
2012*
37,697
79.38
Mar 29, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Apr 1921 to Present)
1942
170,000**
96.87
Feb 07, 1942
1958*
160,000***
96.70
Feb 20, 1958
1983*
157,000
95.89
Mar 02, 1983
1941
151,000
95.17
Feb 12, 1941
1998*
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95.15
Feb 04, 1998
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak of record prior to construction of Shasta Dam
 *** Peak of record after to construction of Shasta Dam
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Lows 45 to 51. North winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Highs around 66. Northwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain after midnight. Lows 50 to 56. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Rain, breezy. Highs around 61. Southeast winds 10 to 25 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows around 46. South winds 10 to 20 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 58.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 41.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 61.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows 39 to 45.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Breezy. Highs around 61.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Breezy. Lows 38 to 44.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 62. Lows 37 to 44.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 59.
Impacts - E19 Information
90.4 FeetOverbank flow of the east bank begins upstream of the gage. Water flows into Butte Sink.
101.0 FeetStages above 101.0 feet result in major flooding. 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.