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SACRAMENTO RIVER - COLUSA WEIR (CLAC1)
Latitude: 39.24º NLongitude: 121.99º WElevation: 62 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Upper SacramentoRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Feb 25 2024 at 7:16 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 26 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 60.9 FeetFlood Stage: 70.1 FeetDanger Stage: 71.1 Feet

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Colusa Weir Location - Sacramento River Channel Stage/Flow (Estimated)
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2022
0****
--
--
2021
0****
--
--
2020
0****
--
--
2019
44,300
68.74
Feb 16, 2019
2018
5,430
64.80
Apr 8, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1911 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1940
--
70.60*
Mar 1, 1940
1958
83,600
68.80***
Feb 21, 1958
1983
81,500
68.96**
Mar 4, 1983
1997
71,000
68.85
Jan 3, 1997
1965
77,400
68.50
Jan 7, 1965
1943
--
68.30
Jan 24, 1943
 * Peak prior to regulation by Shasta Dam
 ** Peak after regulation by Shasta Dam
 *** Peak also occurred on Feb 26th
 **** No weir flow observed during the entire water year
 ***** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.9 ft and must be applied to all data before date to convert to NAVD88
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Impacts - E19 Information
60.9 FeetColusa Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Sutter Bypass.
73.9 FeetStages above 73.9 feet result in major flooding. Top of levee.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 61 to 66. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 39. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 39. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 63. Light winds becoming southeast up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 47.

Thursday: Rain showers. Breezy. Highs 53 to 59.

Thursday Night: Rain showers. Breezy. Lows 43 to 49.

Friday: Rain showers. Breezy. Highs 51 to 57.

Friday Night and Saturday: Rain showers. Breezy. Lows 37 to 42. Highs 48 to 54.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 33 to 38. Highs 50 to 55.
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.