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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: Oct 25 2014 at 7:53 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 26 2014 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
 * 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)
Rest of Today: Rain showers and scattered thunderstorms. Windy. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail. Highs 61 to 67. South winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening and then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Colder. Lows 44 to 52. Southeast winds up to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the morning and then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs 62 to 68. North winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 48. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 68. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 46 to 52.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Highs 66 to 72.

Tuesday Night through Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows 51 to 59. Highs 66 to 75.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs 65 to 70.
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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