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FEATHER RIVER - NICOLAUS (NCOC1)
Latitude: 38.89º NLongitude: 121.60º WElevation: 32 Feet
Location: Sutter County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 39.0 FeetFlood Stage: 47.0 FeetDanger Stage: 48.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
--
39.99
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
--
31.29
Dec 15, 2014
2014*
--
24.23
Feb 10, 2014
2013*
--
36.14
Dec 3, 2012
2012*
--
35.56
Mar 17, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Nov 1931 to Present)
1956
--
51.60
Dec 23, 1955
1965
--
51.55
Dec 23, 1964
1940
--
50.75
Mar 30, 1940
1997*
--
50.40
Jan 2, 1997
1986*
--
49.10
Feb 20, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak flow since regulation by Oroville Dam began in 1967
 *** Datum changed from (NGVD29) to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -1.15 ft.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 47 to 53. Light winds.

Wednesday: Patchy dense fog in the morning. Partly cloudy. Highs around 70. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 49 to 55. Light winds.

Thanksgiving Day: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs 68 to 74. Light winds.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 52. Light winds.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Highs around 69.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 51.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 64 to 70.

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 60 to 66. Lows 47 to 53.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs 57 to 63.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 42.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Highs around 63.
Impacts - E19 Information
53.4 FeetStages above 53.4 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.