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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: Jul 22 2024 at 7:25 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jul 23 2024 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2023
26,500
66.60
Mar 16, 2023
2022
0****
--
--
2021
0****
--
--
2020
0****
--
--
2019
44,300
68.74
Feb 16, 2019
 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
73.9 FeetStages above 73.9 feet result in major flooding. Top of levee.
60.9 FeetColusa Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Sutter Bypass.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs 102 to 108. Light winds becoming south up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 72 to 80. South winds up to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 101 to 107. Southeast winds up to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 68 to 76. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 97 to 103. Southeast winds up to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, cooler. Lows 61 to 71.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 89 to 95.

Friday Night through Monday: Clear. Lows 55 to 64. Highs 86 to 96.
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.