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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: Aug 29 2016 at 7:05 AM PDTNext Issuance: Aug 30 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
2015*
108,313
255.48
Dec 11, 2014
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
 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: Partly cloudy. Lows 59 to 65. South winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the evening becoming light.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 87 to 93. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 56 to 64. South winds around 10 mph shifting to the northwest up to 10 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 87 to 92. Light winds becoming southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 56 to 64. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming light.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 86 to 92.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 63.

Friday through Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 85 to 95. Lows 55 to 65.

Labor Day: Mostly sunny. Highs 92 to 99.
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.