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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: Jul 31 2015 at 7:17 AM PDTNext Issuance: Aug 01 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
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: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 93 to 102. South winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 66 to 72. South winds up to 15 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny in the morning and then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 91 to 99. South winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 64 to 70. Southeast winds up to 15 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs 90 to 98. South winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 61 to 67.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 89 to 96.

Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 61 to 67. Highs 89 to 97.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 92 to 100.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Lows 63 to 68. Highs 92 to 100.
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.
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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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