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SACRAMENTO RIVER - ORD FERRY (ORFC1)
Latitude: 39.63º NLongitude: 122.00º WElevation: 115 Feet
Location: Glenn County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 110.0 FeetFlood Stage: 114.0 FeetDanger Stage: 122.6 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
72,051
111.73
Mar 13, 2016
2015*
97,391
115.80
Dec 12, 2014
2014*
29,200
103.51
Mar 4, 2014
2013*
73,000
111.89
Dec 3, 2012
2012*
41,230
106.08
Mar 29, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Completion of Shasta Dam (1943) to Present)
1958*
--
120.10**
Feb 25, 1958
1970*
--
119.79
Jan 24, 1970
1997*
215,000
118.66
Jan 02, 1997
1974*
212,400
118.40
Jan 16, 1974
1986*
195,000
118.30
Feb 19, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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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
110.5 FeetHead cuts in 3BS Silt Weir start overflow into Butte Basin, flooding dips on Ord Ferry Road west of River Road. Persistent flows at or above this level increase flooding in Butte Basin. Ord Ferry Road and additional roads in Glenn and Colusa Counties are closed due to flooding.
114.0 FeetDesignated flood stage. Design overflow level for M&T, 3BS and Goose Lake Flood Control facilities to divert flood flows into Butte Basin. M&T overflows closing River Road from Ord Ferry Road to Chico River Road. Ord Ferry Road is already closed.
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.