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SACRAMENTO RIVER - ORD FERRY (ORFC1)
Latitude: 39.63º NLongitude: 122.00º WElevation: 115 Feet
Location: Glenn County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Aug 05 2020 at 7:14 AM PDTNext Issuance: Aug 06 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 110.0 FeetFlood Stage: 114.0 FeetDanger Stage: 122.5 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019*
100,400
116.25
Feb 28, 2019
2018*
55,100
108.69
Apr 8, 2018
2017*
105,300
116.98
Feb 19, 2017
2016*
72,051
111.73
Mar 13, 2016
2015*
97,391
115.80
Dec 12, 2014
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Completion of Shasta Dam (1943) to Present)
1958*
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120.10**
Feb 25, 1958
1970*
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119.79
Jan 24, 1970
1997*
215,000
118.66
Jan 02, 1997
1974*
212,400
118.40
Jan 16, 1974
1986*
195,000
118.30
Feb 19, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.2 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)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 54 to 60. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 84 to 90. South winds around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 58 to 66. South winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the east after midnight.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 89 to 95. North winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows 61 to 69. South winds around 10 mph shifting to the east up to 10 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 93 to 99.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 63 to 71.

Sunday through Monday: Clear. Highs 95 to 102. Lows 62 to 72.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 60 to 70.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Clear. Highs 89 to 97. Lows 59 to 69.
Impacts - E19 Information
110.3 FeetHead cuts in 3BS Silt Weir start overflow into Butte Basin, flooding dips on Ord Ferry Road west of River Road. Persistent flows at or above this level increase flooding in Butte Basin. Ord Ferry Road and additional roads in Glenn and Colusa Counties are closed due to flooding.
113.8 FeetDesignated flood stage. Design overflow level for M&T, 3BS and Goose Lake Flood Control facilities to divert flood flows into Butte Basin. M&T overflows closing River Road from Ord Ferry Road to Chico River Road. Ord Ferry Road is already closed.
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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.