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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: Apr 23 2014 at 7:32 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 24 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
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
2008*
46,738
246.27
Jan 26, 2008
 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)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light rain late. Lows 45 to 53. South winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 65 to 73. South winds up to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 43 to 51. South winds up to 15 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the morning and then a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 56 to 61. South winds around 10 mph shifting to the west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the evening and then mostly clear after midnight. Lows 39 to 45. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs 60 to 65.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 43 to 49.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 68. Lows 43 to 50.

Monday and Monday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 77. Lows 45 to 55.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Clear. Highs around 83. Lows 49 to 57.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 81.
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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