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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: Feb 23 2018 at 7:27 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 23 2018 at 3:00 PM PST
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
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
2012*
40,869
245.23
Mar 28, 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: Sunny. Highs around 54. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 34. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs around 55. Light winds becoming south 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows 30 to 36. Northwest winds up to 15 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 58. Northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 33 to 39.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 53.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 35. Highs around 59.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 38.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 55.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 36 to 42. Highs around 52.
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.