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BEAR RIVER - WHEATLAND (BRWC1)
Latitude: 39.00º NLongitude: 121.41º WElevation: 72 Feet
Location: Placer County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Issuance Time: Dec 01 2022 at 1:43 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 02 2022 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 16.0 FeetFlood Stage: 24.0 FeetDanger Stage: 25.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2021
56
0.31
Aug 7, 2021
2020
3,340
7.66
Apr 6, 2020
2019
9,790
13.49
Feb 27, 2019
2018
13,000
15.82
Mar 22, 2018
2017
32,300
23.71
Jan 11, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1928 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1986
48,000
21.60
Feb 17, 1986
2006
36,400
24.28
Dec 31, 2005
1997
34,900
23.72
Jan 02, 1997
1956 33,100 21.30 Dec 22, 1955
2017
32,300
23.71
Jan 11, 2017
1943 31,300 16.95 Jan 1, 1943
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Tonight: Mostly clear. A chance of rain showers early in the evening. Patchy fog in the late evening and early morning. Patchy frost after midnight, then areas of fog and frost late in the night. Colder. Lows 29 to 35. South winds up to 10 mph.

Friday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Areas of frost and patchy fog in the morning. Highs 47 to 53. North winds up to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy frost in the evening. Areas of frost and patchy fog after midnight. Lows 29 to 37. Light winds.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs 43 to 53. Northeast winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Rain showers. Lows 37 to 45. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday: Rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 50 to 57.

Sunday Night: Rain showers likely. Lows around 41.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Patchy fog. Highs 50 to 56.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 38.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Areas of frost. Highs 50 to 56.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Areas of frost and patchy fog. Lows 28 to 36.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Widespread frost and patchy fog. Highs around 51.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Areas of frost and patchy fog. Lows 28 to 36.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Widespread frost and patchy fog. Highs 48 to 54.
Impacts - E19 Information
13.6 FeetOrchards within the levee downstream of Pleasant Grove Road begin to flood.
24.0 FeetFlood stage.
33.1 FeetTop of right bank levee. Stages above this level result in flooding outside the 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.