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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: Feb 28 2015 at 8:43 AM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 01 2015 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 33.5 FeetFlood Stage: 40.8 FeetDanger Stage: 41.8 Feet

Fremont Weir Location - Stage/Flow into Yolo Bypass (Estimated)
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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 cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning and Then a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 56 to 62. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening and then partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 38 to 44. Light winds. Gusts up to 20 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 61 to 67. Northwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 46. Light winds.

Monday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers. Highs 59 to 65. South winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 39 to 45.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 62 to 68.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 43. Highs 62 to 69.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 39 to 45.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 64 to 70. Lows 39 to 45.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Highs around 67.
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.
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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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