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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: Mar 28 2017 at 1:49 PM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 29 2017 at 9:00 AM 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: Partly cloudy. Highs around 75. North winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 51. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs 64 to 69. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 42 to 48. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Friday: Sunny, windy. Highs 69 to 75. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to the north 15 to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Clear, breezy. Lows 44 to 52.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 77.

Saturday Night through Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 51. Highs around 77.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs 69 to 75.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 46.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 69 to 74.
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.