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SACRAMENTO RIVER - MOULTON WEIR (CLSC1)
Latitude: 39.34º NLongitude: 122.02º WElevation: 76 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 76.8 FeetFlood Stage: 84.4 FeetDanger Stage: 85.4 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
667
77.39
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
3,794
78.60
Dec 13, 2014
2014*
0****
--
--
2013*
0****
--
--
2012*
0****
--
--
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1931 to Present)**
1942
53,900
83.80
Feb 7, 1942
1958*
45,300
84.65***
Feb 20, 1958
1958*
44,200
84.62***
Feb 26, 1958
1983*
35,300
83.71
Mar 3, 1983
1956* 29,900 83.15 Jan 16, 1956
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak flow before regulation by Shasta Dam began in 1943
 *** Old datum
 **** No weir flow observed during the entire water year
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Partly to mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs around 66. South winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming light.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Lows 45 to 51. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Highs around 66. West winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows 50 to 56. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Rain, breezy. Highs around 61. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 46.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 58.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly clear. Lows around 41. Highs around 61.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows around 42.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Highs around 61.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Breezy. Lows 39 to 45.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 62.
Impacts - E19 Information
76.8 FeetMoulton Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into Butte Sink. River Road is flooded and closed.
89.2 FeetStages above 89.2 feet result in major flooding of areas outside the levees. Top of levee.
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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.