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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: Dec 05 2016 at 7:56 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 05 2016 at 3:00 PM PST
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 02, 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: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs around 53. North winds around 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Areas of frost. Lows around 33. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 50. Light winds becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 34. Light winds becoming north around 10 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs around 49. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows around 36.

Thursday: Rain likely. Highs around 50.

Thursday Night and Friday: Rain likely. Lows 41 to 47. Highs 48 to 56.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 40.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs 47 to 53.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 39 to 45.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs 45 to 52.
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.