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FEATHER RIVER - GRIDLEY (GRIC1)
Latitude: 39.37º NLongitude: 121.65º WElevation: 92 Feet
Location: Butte County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 95.0 FeetFlood Stage: 103.8 FeetDanger Stage: 104.8 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
10,912
78.37
Jun 29, 2016
2015*
4,052
75.37
May 15, 2015
2014*
3,865
75.27
Jun 19, 2014
2013*
6,000
76.33
Oct 10, 2012
2012*
8,618
77.47
Jul 11, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Mar 1929 to Present)
1956
--
102.25**
Dec 23, 1955
1986*
--
100.06
Feb 19, 1986
1997*
--
98.83
Jan 2, 1997
1995*
89,434
94.66
Mar 12, 1995
2006* 76,964 91.97 Jan 3, 2006
* Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
** Peak stage before regulation by Oroville Dam began in 1967 (also old datum)
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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
96.0 FeetOverflow of the east bank begins east of Gridley. This water flows into orchards.
98.2 FeetGeneral overflow of the east bank south of the gage to near Highway 70 occurs. This floods extensive areas of farm land.
100.0 FeetWater flows over Highway 70 south of East Gridley Road.
102.3 FeetEast bank overflows from Hamilton Bend to Four Corners and to near Highway 40.
107.2 FeetStages above 107.2 feet result in flooding outside the levees. 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.