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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 16 2014 at 7:07 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 17 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
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
2008*
62,115
109.98
Jan 26, 2008
 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: Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 59. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 79 to 85. West winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the evening and then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows 49 to 57. South winds up to 10 mph shifting to the north after midnight. Gusts up to 25 mph.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs 77 to 83. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 48 to 56. Light winds.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 77 to 83.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 47 to 55.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 79 to 85.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 48 to 56.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 73 to 78.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 47 to 53.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 65 to 70.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 48. Highs 65 to 74.
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.

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