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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: Feb 26 2017 at 7:52 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 26 2017 at 3:00 PM 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
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 in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs around 56. Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 38. South winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 52 to 58. South winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 36. Light winds.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 54 to 59. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 40.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs around 61.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 35 to 41.

Thursday through Friday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 64. Lows 35 to 45.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 63.
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.