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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: Dec 10 2018 at 1:33 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 11 2018 at 9:00 AM 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
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)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 34 to 42. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 59. North winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows 36 to 44. Light winds becoming west up to 10 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 59. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 42. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 58.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 42.

Friday: Rain likely. Highs 50 to 56.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 35 to 43.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Highs around 54.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 41 to 47.

Sunday: Rain. Highs around 53.

Sunday Night: Rain likely. Lows 40 to 46.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 55.
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.