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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: Mar 29 2015 at 8:12 AM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 30 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. Highs around 83. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 57. Light winds.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs 79 to 85. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 53. South winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 68 to 74. Light winds becoming northwest up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 42 to 50.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 67 to 73.

Wednesday Night through Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 50. Highs 67 to 76.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 71 to 77.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 51.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs 68 to 74.
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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