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FEATHER RIVER - GRIDLEY (GRIC1)
Latitude: 39.37º NLongitude: 121.65º WElevation: 92 Feet
Location: Butte County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Issuance Time: May 18 2021 at 7:49 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 19 2021 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 94.0 FeetFlood Stage: 103.0 FeetDanger Stage: 104.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2020*
9,540
76.16
Oct 2, 2019
2019*
24,900
82.90
Apr 7, 2019
2018*
14,200
79.49
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
129,000
96.37
Feb 14, 2017
2016*
10,912
78.37
Jun 29, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Mar 1929 to Present)
1956
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102.25**
Dec 23, 1955
1986*
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100.06
Feb 19, 1986
1997*
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98.83
Jan 2, 1997
2017*
129,000
96.37
Feb 14, 2017
1995*
89,434
94.66
Mar 12, 1995
2006* 76,964 91.97 Jan 3, 2006
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak stage before regulation by Oroville Dam began in 1967 (also old datum)
 *** Datum difference is -2.9 ft and must be applied to data to convert from NGVD29 to NAVD88
 **** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.7 ft and must be applied to all data before date to convert to NAVD88
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs 82 to 88. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear. Lows around 51. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 75 to 80. Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 48. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest after midnight. Gusts up to 25 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 68 to 74. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 50.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs 74 to 80.

Friday Night through Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 56. Highs 74 to 82.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 82 to 88.

Sunday Night and Monday: Clear. Lows 54 to 60. Highs 82 to 92.
Impacts - E19 Information
95.3 FeetOverflow of the east bank begins east of Gridley. This water flows into orchards.
97.5 FeetGeneral overflow of the east bank south of the gage to near Highway 70 occurs. This floods extensive areas of farm land.
99.3 FeetWater flows over Highway 70 south of East Gridley Road.
101.6 FeetEast bank overflows from Hamilton Bend to Four Corners and to near Highway 40.
106.5 FeetStages above 106.5 feet result in flooding outside the levees. 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.