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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: Jan 22 2022 at 8:37 AM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 23 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
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
2016
17,400
17.12
Mar 14, 2016
 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: Clear, colder. Lows 34 to 44. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph early in the evening.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs around 61. Northeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 32 to 40. Light winds.

Monday: Patchy frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Light winds becoming northwest up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 34 to 40. Light winds.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Highs around 59.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 35 to 41.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 36 to 42.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 61. Lows 36 to 43.

Friday through Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 60. Lows 37 to 45.
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.