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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: Sep 18 2020 at 8:29 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 19 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 93.5 FeetFlood Stage: 102.0 FeetDanger Stage: 103.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
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
2015*
4,052
75.37
May 15, 2015
 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 -1.6 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)
Rest of Today: Mostly sunny. Not as warm. Highs around 78. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Clear. Areas of smoke after midnight. Lows 52 to 60. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs around 80. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 54 to 64. North winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 86. North winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming light.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 55 to 63.

Monday: Sunny. Highs around 85.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 63.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Clear. Highs 81 to 87. Lows 53 to 63.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 84 to 90.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Clear. Lows 55 to 63. Highs 84 to 90.
Impacts - E19 Information
94.4 FeetOverflow of the east bank begins east of Gridley. This water flows into orchards.
96.6 FeetGeneral overflow of the east bank south of the gage to near Highway 70 occurs. This floods extensive areas of farm land.
98.4 FeetWater flows over Highway 70 south of East Gridley Road.
100.7 FeetEast bank overflows from Hamilton Bend to Four Corners and to near Highway 40.
105.6 FeetStages above 105.6 feet result in flooding 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.