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SACRAMENTO RIVER - COLUSA WEIR (CLAC1)
Latitude: 39.24º NLongitude: 121.99º WElevation: 62 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Jun 17 2018 at 8:04 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jun 18 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 61.8 FeetFlood Stage: 71.0 FeetDanger Stage: 72.0 Feet

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
2016
23,033
67.14
Mar 14, 2016
2015
21,147
66.96
Dec 13, 2014
2014
0****
--
--
2013
13,400
66.10
Dec 3, 2012
2012
0****
--
--
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1911 to Present)
1940
--
70.60*
Mar 1, 1940
1983
81,500
68.96**
Mar 4, 1983
1997
71,000
68.85
Jan 3, 1997
1958
83,600
68.80***
Feb 21, 1958
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
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the evening, then a slight chance of rain showers late in the evening. Lows 54 to 60. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 89. Southeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 59 to 67. East winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs around 95. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 61 to 69. Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the northeast up to 10 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 97.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 60 to 68.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 99.

Thursday Night through Sunday: Clear. Lows 62 to 72. Highs around 101.
Impacts - E19 Information
61.8 FeetColusa Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Sutter Bypass.
74.8 FeetStages above 74.8 feet result in major flooding. Top of levee.
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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.