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SACRAMENTO RIVER - BUTTE CITY (BTCC1)
Latitude: 39.46º NLongitude: 121.99º WElevation: 99 Feet
Location: Glenn County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Sep 19 2018 at 6:54 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 20 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 89.0 FeetFlood Stage: 97.2 FeetDanger Stage: 98.2 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
98,900
92.47
Feb 19, 2017
2016*
68,776
86.46
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
80,264
88.86
Dec 13, 2014
2014*
26,500
76.29
Mar 11, 2014
2013*
62,900
85.29
Dec 3, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Apr 1921 to Present)
1942
170,000**
96.87
Feb 07, 1942
1958*
160,000***
96.70
Feb 20, 1958
1983*
157,000
95.89
Mar 02, 1983
1941
151,000
95.17
Feb 12, 1941
1998*
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95.15
Feb 04, 1998
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak of record prior to construction of Shasta Dam
 *** Peak of record after to construction of Shasta Dam
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Sunny. Haze and patchy smoke in the afternoon. Highs 84 to 90. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Haze and patchy smoke in the evening. Clear. Lows 54 to 60. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 88 to 94. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 54 to 62. Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Friday: Sunny. Highs around 91. Light winds.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows 53 to 61.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs around 89.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 52 to 60.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 88.

Sunday Night through Tuesday: Clear. Lows 53 to 61. Highs around 89.
Impacts - E19 Information
90.4 FeetOverbank flow of the east bank begins upstream of the gage. Water flows into Butte Sink.
101.0 FeetStages above 101.0 feet result in major flooding. Top of 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.