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SACRAMENTO RIVER - RIO VISTA (RVBC1)
Latitude: 38.16º NLongitude: 121.69º WElevation: 0 Feet
Location: Solano County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Lower SacramentoRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Issuance Time: Apr 13 2024 at 8:16 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 14 2024 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 7.4 FeetFlood Stage: 11.9 FeetDanger Stage: 12.9 Feet

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Delta Tide Forecast - Text Bulletin (RNORVFSAC)
Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2022*
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8.35
Oct 24, 2021
2021*
--
7.92
Jun 25, 2021
2020*
--
7.79
Jun 6, 2020
2019*
--
8.94
Feb 14, 2019
2018*
--
7.78
Jul 12, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1925 to Present) - Ranked by Stage
1986*
--
11.50
Feb 20, 1986
1997*
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11.18
Jan 5, 1997
1984* -- 10.61 Dec 3, 1983
1983* -- 10.46 Jan 29, 1983
2017*
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9.79
Feb 11, 2017
1915 -- 9.70** Feb 11, 1915
 *Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Stage of record before regulation by Shasta Dam began in 1943
 *** Datum changed from NGVD29 to NAVD88 on 10/01/2006. The difference is -0.6 ft and must be applied to all data before date to convert to NAVD88
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Impacts - E19 Information
8.4 FeetNearby low lying delta tracts are threatened by flooding.
9.4 FeetThe lower end of Rio Vista begins to flood at high tides.
21.4 FeetStages above 21.4 feet result in major flooding outside of the levees. Top of levee.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ018)
Today: Rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Cooler. Highs 51 to 57. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 45. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 58 to 63. East winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows around 44. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 70. West winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows around 48.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 72 to 77.

Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 53. Highs 73 to 79.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 78 to 83. Lows around 54.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs 75 to 81.
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.