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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: Oct 21 2014 at 7:39 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 22 2014 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
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
2009*
56,108
108.87
Feb 18, 2009
 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: Partly cloudy. Lows 49 to 55. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs 72 to 78. Light winds becoming southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows 55 to 60. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning and then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 67 to 73. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 54 to 60. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 73 to 79.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows around 55.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs 65 to 70.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Cooler. Lows 45 to 51.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 70.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly clear. Lows around 49. Highs around 71.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 48 to 54.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 72.
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.
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.

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