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SACRAMENTO RIVER - RED BLUFF (RDBC1)
Latitude: 40.15º NLongitude: 122.20º WElevation: 231 Feet
Location: Tehama 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: 250.0 FeetFlood Stage: 253.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2014*
30,800
243.50
Mar 4, 2014
2013*
71,300
250.17
Dec 2, 2012
2012*
40,869
245.23
Mar 28, 2012
2011*
98,404
254.18
Mar 20, 2011
2010*
66,176
249.39
Jan 21, 2010
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Dec 2000 to Present)
1997*
141,500**
260.00**
Jan 01, 1997
2006*
123,171
257.09
Dec 31, 2005
2015*
108,179
255.48
Dec 11, 2014
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Estimated stage/flow from high water marks
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Today: Sunny. Highs around 85. North winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 51 to 57. Light winds.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 84. Light winds becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 58. South winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 81. Light winds.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 53 to 59.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 74.

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

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 73.

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

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 78.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 51 to 57.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 78.
Impacts - E19 Information
246.0 FeetThe river starts to flow eastward into Sand Slough on the left bank upstream of the gage.
254.0 FeetOverflow of east bank of river downstream of gage begins. Housing development in the area is threatened.
254.3 FeetThe trailer house at the south end of Idle Wheels Trailer Park start to take water. Water is up to the parking lot at City Park. Paynes Creek Slough closes Bell Mill Road at Kaer Avenue.
255.0 FeetWater starts into the houses on Mary Lane, Howell Street, and surrounding streets.
257.0 FeetExtensive flooding problems begin to happen in low lying areas of Red Bluff.
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.