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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 24 2019 at 9:09 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 25 2019 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 110.0 FeetFlood Stage: 114.0 FeetDanger Stage: 122.6 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
105,300
116.98
Feb 19, 2017
2016*
72,051
111.73
Mar 13, 2016
2015*
97,391
115.80
Dec 12, 2014
2014*
29,200
103.51
Mar 4, 2014
2013*
73,000
111.89
Dec 3, 2012
 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
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs 73 to 79. Southeast winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers likely after midnight. Lows around 52. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the morning, then a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Cooler. Highs around 66. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph decreasing to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 50. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy. Highs 70 to 75. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 53.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Warmer. Highs 79 to 85.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 58.

Wednesday through Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 80 to 85. Lows around 58.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs 80 to 85.
Impacts - E19 Information
110.5 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.
114.0 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.