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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: Oct 19 2014 at 7:26 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 20 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)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows around 55. South winds around 10 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the morning and Then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs 67 to 73. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 48 to 54. South winds up to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs 67 to 73. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 54. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 72 to 78.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 51 to 57.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 75 to 81. Lows 51 to 58.

Friday and Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 76 to 82. Lows 52 to 58.

Saturday through Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs 69 to 77. Lows 49 to 58.
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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