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SACRAMENTO RIVER - MOULTON WEIR (CLSC1)
Latitude: 39.34º NLongitude: 122.02º WElevation: 76 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Feb 19 2018 at 8:24 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 20 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 76.8 FeetFlood Stage: 84.4 FeetDanger Stage: 85.4 Feet

Moulton 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*
667
77.39
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
3,794
78.60
Dec 13, 2014
2014*
0****
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2013*
0****
--
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2012*
0****
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 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1931 to Present)**
1942
53,900
83.80
Feb 7, 1942
1958*
45,300
84.65***
Feb 20, 1958
1958*
44,200
84.62***
Feb 26, 1958
1983*
35,300
83.71
Mar 3, 1983
1956* 29,900 83.15 Jan 16, 1956
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak flow before regulation by Shasta Dam began in 1943
 *** Old datum
 **** No weir flow observed during the entire water year
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: Clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows 23 to 29. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday: Areas of frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs around 52. West winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows 23 to 31. Southeast winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. A slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 54. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 31 to 37. Light winds.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 53.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 29 to 37.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 57. Lows 28 to 37.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 55 to 60.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 32 to 40.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 58. Lows 32 to 41.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 56.
Impacts - E19 Information
76.8 FeetMoulton Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into Butte Sink. River Road is flooded and closed.
89.2 FeetStages above 89.2 feet result in major flooding of areas outside the levees. 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.