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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: Jan 18 2022 at 2:28 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 19 2022 at 9:00 AM PST
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
2020*
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22.29
Apr 6, 2020
2019*
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38.94
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
--
38.35
Apr 8, 2018
2017*
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44.66
Feb 11, 2017
2016*
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39.99
Mar 14, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Nov 1931 to Present) - Ranked by Stage
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)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 35 to 43. Light winds.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 56 to 62. Northwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 37 to 44. Light winds.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 61. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 46. North winds up to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 63.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 46.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 62.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 35 to 43.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 35 to 41.

Monday through Tuesday: Mostly clear. Highs around 60. Lows 35 to 42.
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.