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SACRAMENTO RIVER - FREMONT WEIR (FMWC1)
Latitude: 38.77º NLongitude: 121.67º WElevation: 40 Feet
Location: Sutter County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Issuance Time: Dec 21 2014 at 9:16 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 22 2014 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 33.5 FeetFlood Stage: 40.8 FeetDanger Stage: 41.8 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2013*
29,400
34.99
Dec 26, 2012
2012*
41,068
29.67
Mar 19, 2012
2011*
88,743
36.76
Mar 26, 2011
2010*
66,835
34.37
Jan 23, 2010
2009*
48,240
31.58
Mar 05, 2009
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1932 to Present)
1997*
~390,000***
42.47**
Jan 02, 1997
1986*
~355,000***
41.70
Feb 20, 1986
2006*
273,670
39.99
Jan 03, 2006
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak stage of record (Weir overflow depth of 8.97 feet)
 *** Flow estimated
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows around 51. Light winds.

Monday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs around 63. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows around 45. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tuesday: Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 61. Light winds.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows around 46. Light winds.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Highs around 60.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows around 46.

Christmas Day through Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 55 to 60. Lows 38 to 46.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs 55 to 60.
Impacts - E19 Information
33.5 FeetFremont Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Yolo Bypass flooding agricultural lands.
34.5 FeetAt one foot overflow, River Road to Woodland is closed due to flooding.
38.8 FeetAt 5.3 feet overflow, Egbert Tract floods.
45.4 FeetStages above 45.4 feet result in flooding 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.

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