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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: May 24 2017 at 7:36 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 24 2017 at 3:00 PM PDT
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
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
2011*
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41.13
Mar 21, 2011
 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)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs 81 to 91. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows around 53. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 76 to 84. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows around 53. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 74 to 83. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows around 52.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 79 to 87.

Saturday Night through Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 52 to 62. Highs 81 to 91.

Memorial Day through Tuesday: Mostly clear. Highs 86 to 96. Lows 54 to 62.
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.