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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: Jul 21 2024 at 9:21 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jul 22 2024 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2023
10,600
14.16
Mar 15, 2023
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
 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
Location Photographs
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Impacts - E19 Information
33.1 FeetTop of right bank levee. Stages above this level result in flooding outside the levee.
13.6 FeetOrchards within the levee downstream near Pleasant Grove Road begin to flood.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 62 to 72. South winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 99 to 107. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 67 to 77. Southwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 101 to 109. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 68 to 78. Southwest winds up to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 97 to 105.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Cooler. Lows 63 to 73.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Clear. Highs 94 to 102. Lows 61 to 71.

Friday through Sunday: Clear. Highs 84 to 94. Lows 57 to 67.
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.