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SACRAMENTO RIVER - RED BLUFF (RDBC1)
Latitude: 40.15º NLongitude: 122.20º WElevation: 231 Feet
Location: Tehama 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: 250.0 FeetFlood Stage: 253.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
114,200
256.36
Feb 18, 2017
2016*
67,675
249.62
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
108,313
255.48
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
30,800
243.50
Mar 4, 2014
2013*
71,300
250.17
Dec 2, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Dec 2000 to Present)
1997*
141,500**
260.00**
Jan 02, 1997
2006*
123,171
257.09
Dec 31, 2005
2015*
108,179
255.48
Dec 11, 2014
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Estimated stage/flow from high water marks
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Today: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then mostly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs around 77. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon.

Tonight: Cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers likely after midnight. Lows around 52. South winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the morning, then a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 64 to 70. North winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 51. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 71 to 77. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 54.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 83.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 58.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 83. Lows around 59.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 83.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 61. Highs around 84.
Impacts - E19 Information
246.0 FeetThe river starts to flow eastward into Sand Slough on the left bank upstream of the gage.
254.0 FeetOverflow of east bank of river downstream of gage begins. Housing development in the area is threatened.
254.3 FeetThe trailer house at the south end of Idle Wheels Trailer Park start to take water. Water is up to the parking lot at City Park. Paynes Creek Slough closes Bell Mill Road at Kaer Avenue.
255.0 FeetWater starts into the houses on Mary Lane, Howell Street, and surrounding streets.
257.0 FeetExtensive flooding problems begin to happen in low lying areas of Red Bluff.
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.