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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: Feb 08 2023 at 1:38 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 09 2023 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
2021*
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18.30
Jan 29, 2021
2020*
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22.29
Apr 6, 2020
2019*
--
38.94
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
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38.35
Apr 8, 2018
2017*
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44.66
Feb 11, 2017
 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)
Today: Patchy fog and frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs around 64. Light winds becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 35 to 43. Light winds.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. South winds up to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 57 to 63. North winds up to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 37 to 47.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs around 66.

Sunday Night and Monday: Clear. Lows 36 to 44. Highs around 64.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs 53 to 59.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 38.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 52 to 57.
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.