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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: Nov 28 2022 at 1:43 PM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 29 2022 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
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
2017*
129,000
96.37
Feb 14, 2017
 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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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Areas of frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs around 57. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows 29 to 38. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs 52 to 58. Southeast winds up to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain after midnight. Breezy. Lows around 42. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 10 to 25 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Rain, breezy. Highs 47 to 53. South winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in the morning.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Colder. Lows 29 to 35.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Areas of frost and patchy fog. Highs 47 to 52.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 31 to 37.

Saturday and Saturday Night: Rain. Highs 46 to 52. Lows 31 to 41.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs 48 to 53.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 29 to 37.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Areas of frost and patchy fog. Highs around 50.
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.