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FEATHER RIVER - NICOLAUS (NCOC1)
Latitude: 38.89º NLongitude: 121.60º WElevation: 32 Feet
Location: Sutter County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Issuance Time: Dec 15 2017 at 1:01 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 16 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 39.0 FeetFlood Stage: 47.0 FeetDanger Stage: 48.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
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39.99
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
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31.29
Dec 15, 2014
2014*
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24.23
Feb 10, 2014
2013*
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36.14
Dec 3, 2012
2012*
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35.56
Mar 17, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Nov 1931 to Present)
1956
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51.60
Dec 23, 1955
1965
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51.55
Dec 23, 1964
1940
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50.75
Mar 30, 1940
1997*
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50.40
Jan 2, 1997
1986*
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49.10
Feb 20, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak flow since regulation by Oroville Dam began in 1967
 *** Datum changed from (NGVD29) to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -1.15 ft.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 38 to 46. Light winds becoming northwest around 10 mph with gusts to around 40 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, windy. Highs 57 to 63. North winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear, breezy. Lows 34 to 44. North winds 10 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs 59 to 65. North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 32 to 42. North winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the evening becoming light.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 61.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 42.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 61.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows 39 to 45. Highs around 58.

Wednesday Night through Friday: Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 42. Highs around 59.
Impacts - E19 Information
53.4 FeetStages above 53.4 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.