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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: Nov 28 2014 at 8:03 AM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 28 2014 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
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
Location Photographs
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Today: A slight chance of rain in the morning and then rain in the afternoon. Highs 53 to 59. Light winds becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Rain. Lows 40 to 50. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Rain. Highs around 52. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Rain showers likely. Lows 39 to 49. Southeast winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Sunday: Rain showers likely. Highs around 51. Light winds becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Rain showers likely. Lows 39 to 49.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 51 to 56.

Monday Night: Cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 41 to 49.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Rain showers likely. Highs around 55. Lows 40 to 49.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 39 to 49. Highs around 58.
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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