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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: May 23 2024 at 7:39 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 24 2024 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
2023*
38,900
85.49
Mar 20, 2023
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
 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: Sunny. Highs 82 to 87. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows around 55. Northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 79 to 84. Southeast winds up to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 55. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 73 to 78. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows around 52.

Sunday: Sunny, warmer. Highs 82 to 87.

Sunday Night through Tuesday: Clear. Lows 55 to 61. Highs 82 to 92.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 59.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 88 to 93.
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.