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FEATHER RIVER - GRIDLEY (GRIC1)
Latitude: 39.37º NLongitude: 121.65º WElevation: 92 Feet
Location: Butte County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Lower SacramentoRiver Group: Feather Yuba
Issuance Time: Mar 02 2024 at 8:38 AM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 03 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
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
2022*
6,200
75.47
Mar 9, 2022
2021*
3,310
73.81
Jul 2, 2021
2020*
9,540
76.16
Oct 2, 2019
2019*
24,900
82.90
Apr 7, 2019
2018*
14,200
79.49
Apr 7, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Mar 1929 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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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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.
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.