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SACRAMENTO RIVER - COLUSA WEIR (CLAC1)
Latitude: 39.24º NLongitude: 121.99º WElevation: 62 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Apr 21 2015 at 7:05 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 22 2015 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 61.8 FeetFlood Stage: 71.0 FeetDanger Stage: 72.0 Feet

Colusa Weir Location - Sacramento River Channel Stage/Flow (Estimated)
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2013
13,400
66.10
Dec 3, 2012
2012
0****
--
--
2011
49,388
67.83
Mar 22, 2011
2010
30,554
66.64
Jan 27, 2010
2009
7,929
64.41
Mar 3, 2009
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1911 to Present)
1940
--
70.60*
Mar 1, 1940
1983
81,500
68.96**
Mar 4, 1983
1997
71,000
68.85
Jan 3, 1997
1958
83,600
68.80***
Feb 21, 1958
1965
77,400
68.50
Jan 7, 1965
1943
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68.30
Jan 24, 1943
 * Peak prior to regulation by Shasta Dam
 ** Peak after regulation by Shasta Dam
 *** Peak also occurred on Feb 26th
 **** No weir flow observed during the entire water year
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 75 to 81. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 49 to 55. East winds up to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 76 to 82. Northeast winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 57. Light winds.

Thursday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 78 to 84. Light winds.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 48 to 54.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs 69 to 75.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 52.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs 73 to 79.

Saturday Night through Monday: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 52. Highs 73 to 80.
Impacts - E19 Information
61.8 FeetColusa Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Sutter Bypass.
74.8 FeetStages above 74.8 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.

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Raw streamflow data is provided by the California Department of Water Resources.
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