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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 30 2023 at 1:43 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 31 2023 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: Clear. Lows 28 to 36. North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs around 55. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph decreasing to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows 29 to 35. Light winds.

Wednesday: Widespread frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 59. North winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows 32 to 38. North winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Areas of frost. Highs 51 to 61.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 42.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 52 to 58.

Friday Night and Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 39. Highs around 56.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 44. Highs 52 to 57.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 38.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Highs around 57.
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.