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SACRAMENTO RIVER - COLUSA BRIDGE (CLUC1)
Latitude: 39.21º NLongitude: 122.00º WElevation: 70 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Upper SacramentoRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Mar 03 2024 at 8:58 AM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 04 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 63.0 FeetFlood Stage: 70.0 FeetDanger Stage: 71.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2022*
29,900
59.51
Oct 26, 2021
2021*
11,500
46.82
Jan 30, 2021
2020*
20,200
53.55
Jan 27, 2020
2019*
51,100
68.33
Mar 1, 2019
2018*
38,400
63.11
Apr 8, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1940 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1983*
51,800
68.50
Mar 04, 1983
2019*
51,100
68.33
Mar 1, 2019
2017*
50,900
68.25
Feb 20, 2017
1998*
50,300
68.02
Feb 05, 1998
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Impacts - E19 Information
65.0 FeetWater moves into the parking lot of Loves Landing trailer park along east bank of river inside levee.
67.2 FeetWater moves into parking lot and patio of Colusa Landing RV Park along east bank of river.
73.0 FeetStages above 73.0 feet result in major flooding of the area outside the levees. Top of levee.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs 49 to 55. South winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 34 to 40. South winds up to 15 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 49 to 55. Southeast winds up to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Rain showers likely. Lows 44 to 49. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Tuesday: Rain showers. Breezy. Highs 53 to 59. Southeast winds 10 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 46.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 59.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 43. Highs around 62.

Thursday Night and Friday: Clear. Lows around 39. Highs around 63.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 44.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 58 to 63.
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.