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BEAR RIVER - WHEATLAND (BRWC1)
Latitude: 39.00º NLongitude: 121.41º WElevation: 72 Feet
Location: Placer County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Lower SacramentoRiver Group: Feather Yuba
Issuance Time: Mar 03 2024 at 8:59 AM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 04 2024 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
2022
4,140
8.45
Dec 27, 2021
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
 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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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms early in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers late in the evening. Partly cloudy after midnight. Lows 35 to 41. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 51 to 58. South winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 45. South winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 55 to 62. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 45. South winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph shifting to the east after midnight.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 58 to 64.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 42.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 61 to 67.

Thursday Night through Friday Night: Clear. Lows around 43. Highs 62 to 68.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 58 to 65.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 42.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 58 to 63.
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.