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SACRAMENTO RIVER - ORD FERRY (ORFC1)
Latitude: 39.63º NLongitude: 122.00º WElevation: 115 Feet
Location: Glenn County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Apr 30 2016 at 8:27 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 01 2016 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 110.0 FeetFlood Stage: 114.0 FeetDanger Stage: 122.6 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2014*
29,200
103.51
Mar 4, 2014
2013*
73,000
111.89
Dec 3, 2012
2012*
41,230
106.08
Mar 29, 2012
2011*
90,950
114.81
Mar 21, 2011
2010*
75,689
112.35
Jan 21, 2010
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Completion of Shasta Dam (1943) to Present)
1958*
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120.10**
Feb 25, 1958
1970*
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119.79
Jan 24, 1970
1997*
215,000
118.66
Jan 02, 1997
1974*
212,400
118.40
Jan 16, 1974
1986*
195,000
118.30
Feb 19, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 53 to 59. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 82 to 88. Northwest winds up to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the morning.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 57. Southeast winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

Monday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 80 to 86. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 57. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 79 to 85.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 53 to 59.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 75.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 52.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 71 to 76.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 51.

Friday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 73 to 78.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 53.

Saturday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 72 to 78.
Impacts - E19 Information
110.5 FeetHead cuts in 3BS Silt Weir start overflow into Butte Basin, flooding dips on Ord Ferry Road west of River Road. Persistent flows at or above this level increase flooding in Butte Basin. Ord Ferry Road and additional roads in Glenn and Colusa Counties are closed due to flooding.
114.0 FeetDesignated flood stage. Design overflow level for M&T, 3BS and Goose Lake Flood Control facilities to divert flood flows into Butte Basin. M&T overflows closing River Road from Ord Ferry Road to Chico River Road. Ord Ferry Road is already closed.
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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.