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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: May 18 2021 at 7:44 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 19 2021 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
2020*
25,200
102.36
Jan 27, 2020
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
 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)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs 82 to 88. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear. Lows around 51. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 75 to 80. Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 48. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest after midnight. Gusts up to 25 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 68 to 74. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 50.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs 74 to 80.

Friday Night through Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 56. Highs 74 to 82.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 82 to 88.

Sunday Night and Monday: Clear. Lows 54 to 60. Highs 82 to 92.
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.