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SACRAMENTO RIVER - MOULTON WEIR (CLSC1)
Latitude: 39.34º NLongitude: 122.02º WElevation: 76 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: May 04 2016 at 7:59 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 05 2016 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 76.8 FeetFlood Stage: 84.4 FeetDanger Stage: 85.4 Feet

Moulton 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
2014*
0****
--
--
2013*
0****
--
--
2012*
0****
--
--
2011*
5,235
79.00
Mar 25, 2011
2010*
385
77.25
Jan 27, 2010
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1931 to Present)**
1942
53,900
83.80
Feb 7, 1942
1958*
45,300
84.65***
Feb 20, 1958
1958*
44,200
84.62***
Feb 26, 1958
1983*
35,300
83.71
Mar 3, 1983
1956* 29,900 83.15 Jan 16, 1956
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak flow before regulation by Shasta Dam began in 1943
 *** Old datum
 **** No weir flow observed during the entire water year
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 54. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 73. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 52 to 58. Southeast winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 69 to 75. Southeast winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening and then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 55. East winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 69 to 75.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 52 to 58.

Sunday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 76.

Sunday Night through Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 56. Highs 76 to 81.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Mostly clear. Highs around 86. Lows 53 to 59.
Impacts - E19 Information
76.8 FeetMoulton Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into Butte Sink. River Road is flooded and closed.
89.2 FeetStages above 89.2 feet result in major flooding of areas outside the levees. 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.