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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: May 25 2019 at 8:40 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 26 2019 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
2017
43,300
68.68
Feb 19, 2017
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
 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)
Today: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs 73 to 79. Southeast winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers likely after midnight. Lows around 52. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the morning, then a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Cooler. Highs around 66. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph decreasing to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 50. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy. Highs 70 to 75. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 53.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Warmer. Highs 79 to 85.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 58.

Wednesday through Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 80 to 85. Lows around 58.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs 80 to 85.
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.