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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: Dec 15 2017 at 12:52 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 16 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
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
2016*
667
77.39
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
3,794
78.60
Dec 13, 2014
2014*
0****
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2013*
0****
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2012*
0****
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 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 in the evening then clearing. Lows 38 to 46. Northeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northwest with gusts to around 30 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, windy. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear, breezy. Lows 35 to 45. Northwest winds 10 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Sunny, breezy. Highs 60 to 66. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 10 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 34 to 44. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming light.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 64.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 44.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 61.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows 39 to 45. Highs around 57.

Wednesday Night through Friday: Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 42. Highs around 60.
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.