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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: Feb 18 2019 at 8:17 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 19 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 95.0 FeetFlood Stage: 103.8 FeetDanger Stage: 104.8 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
129,000
96.37
Feb 14, 2017
2016*
10,912
78.37
Jun 29, 2016
2015*
4,052
75.37
May 15, 2015
2014*
3,865
75.27
Jun 19, 2014
2013*
6,000
76.33
Oct 10, 2012
 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
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Patchy frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs around 55. Northwest winds to around 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 37. East winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs around 52. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 32 to 38. Light winds.

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 51 to 56. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 38.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 56.

Friday Night and Saturday: Mostly clear. Lows around 35. Highs around 54.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 39.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 54.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 38.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 54.
Impacts - E19 Information
96.0 FeetOverflow of the east bank begins east of Gridley. This water flows into orchards.
98.2 FeetGeneral overflow of the east bank south of the gage to near Highway 70 occurs. This floods extensive areas of farm land.
100.0 FeetWater flows over Highway 70 south of East Gridley Road.
102.3 FeetEast bank overflows from Hamilton Bend to Four Corners and to near Highway 40.
107.2 FeetStages above 107.2 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.