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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: Mar 29 2015 at 8:12 AM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 30 2015 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
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
2009*
39,900
245.05
Feb 17, 2009
 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)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Light winds.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 81. Northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 53. South winds around 10 mph shifting to the northwest up to 10 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 20 mph.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Cooler. Highs around 69. North winds up to 10 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 48. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 70.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 48.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 70.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 39 to 49.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 73. Lows 40 to 50.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Highs around 69.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 39 to 49.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 63 to 69.
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.

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Raw streamflow data is provided by the California Department of Water Resources.
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