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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: May 04 2016 at 8:01 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 05 2016 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2014*
25,520
24.04
Mar 6, 2014
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
 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 with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 67 to 75. South winds around 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 54. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 66 to 74. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening and then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 54. South winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Saturday: 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 67 to 74. South winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 54.

Sunday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 71 to 79.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 54.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs 75 to 82.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 51 to 57.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 80 to 86.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Clear. Lows 51 to 57. Highs 80 to 89.
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.