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FEATHER RIVER - NICOLAUS (NCOC1)
Latitude: 38.89º NLongitude: 121.60º WElevation: 32 Feet
Location: Sutter County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Issuance Time: Jul 18 2018 at 7:25 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jul 19 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 39.0 FeetFlood Stage: 47.0 FeetDanger Stage: 48.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
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39.99
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
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31.29
Dec 15, 2014
2014*
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24.23
Feb 10, 2014
2013*
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36.14
Dec 3, 2012
2012*
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35.56
Mar 17, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Nov 1931 to Present)
1956
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51.60
Dec 23, 1955
1965
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51.55
Dec 23, 1964
1940
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50.75
Mar 30, 1940
1997*
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50.40
Jan 2, 1997
1986*
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49.10
Feb 20, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Record flow since regulation by Oroville Dam began in 1967
 *** Datum changed from NGVD29 to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -1.15 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   (CAZ017)
Rest of Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 67. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 92 to 102. Southwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 60 to 68. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs 91 to 99. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 64 to 70. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 91 to 98.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 61 to 69.

Sunday through Monday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 92 to 102. Lows 59 to 69.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Clear. Highs 96 to 104. Lows 59 to 69.
Impacts - E19 Information
53.4 FeetStages above 53.4 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.