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SACRAMENTO RIVER - COLUSA WEIR (CLAC1)
Latitude: 39.24º NLongitude: 121.99º WElevation: 62 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 61.8 FeetFlood Stage: 71.0 FeetDanger Stage: 72.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015
21,147
66.96
Dec 13, 2014
2014
0****
--
--
2013
13,400
66.10
Dec 3, 2012
2012
0****
--
--
2011
49,388
67.83
Mar 22, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1911 to Present)
1940
--
70.60*
Mar 1, 1940
1983
81,500
68.96**
Mar 4, 1983
1997
71,000
68.85
Jan 3, 1997
1958
83,600
68.80***
Feb 21, 1958
1965
77,400
68.50
Jan 7, 1965
1943
--
68.30
Jan 24, 1943
 * Peak prior to regulation by Shasta Dam
 ** Peak after regulation by Shasta Dam
 *** Peak also occurred on Feb 26th
 **** No weir flow observed during the entire water year
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 47 to 53. Light winds.

Wednesday: Areas of fog in the morning. Partly cloudy. Highs around 70. North winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 51 to 57. Light winds.

Thanksgiving Day: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs around 69. Light winds.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 51. Light winds.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Highs around 68.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows around 52.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 64.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 53.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 61. Lows 43 to 53.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Highs around 59.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 39 to 45.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 63.
Impacts - E19 Information
61.8 FeetColusa Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Sutter Bypass.
74.8 FeetStages above 74.8 feet result in major flooding. Top of levee.
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.