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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: Sep 29 2014 at 7:13 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 30 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
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)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs 78 to 84. Light winds becoming northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 61. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 81 to 87. North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 51 to 59. North winds up to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 85 to 91. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 54 to 62.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 88 to 94.

Friday Night through Monday: Clear. Lows 55 to 64. Highs 86 to 96.
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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Raw streamflow data is provided by the California Department of Water Resources.
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