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SACRAMENTO RIVER - TEHAMA BRIDGE (TEHC1)
Latitude: 40.03º NLongitude: 122.12º WElevation: 213 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Upper SacramentoRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: May 27 2024 at 7:16 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 28 2024 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 206.5 FeetFlood Stage: 209.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2023*
121,600
215.61
Mar 15, 2023
2022*
44,200
205.90
Oct 25, 2021
2021*
13,000
199.60
Feb 3, 2021
2020*
28,100
202.84
Jan 26, 2020
2019*
111,900
218.08
Feb 27, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1960 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1983*
176,000**
222.70
Mar 01, 1983
1997*
152,600
221.24
Jan 01, 1997
2017*
136,600
220.02
Feb 18, 2017
1986*
135,500
220.10
Feb 18, 1986
1995*
135,300
220.09
Mar 15, 1995
2006*
134,600
220.04
Dec 31, 2005
2023*
121,600
215.61
Mar 15, 2023
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Estimated flow (Not Official)
 *** Datum changed from Local to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -3.3 ft and must be applied to all data before date to convert to NAVD88
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Impacts - E19 Information
206.7 FeetWater into RV park on east side of river. Tires of trailers get wet.
209.7 FeetRoad inside trailer park and turn around site under railroad tracks (Tehama Vina Road) become impassable. Water is into area around structures on east side of river. No structural damage. Sheriff's Department issues advisory and makes sure Pelhams Bay, Snug Harbor, Ditters River Inn (small trailer park all in a row on east side of river north of bridge) know of advisory.
210.7 FeetBetween 209.7 and 210.7 Feet the county park becomes inaccessible. Lower trailer park slots (temporary slots) start to flood.
214.7 FeetPelhams Resort acess road floods.
215.0 FeetLow lying area on west side of river, south of town of Tehama floods.
215.3 FeetWater comes into south end of town of Tehama on the west bank.
215.7 FeetWater on streets at south end of town of Tehama. Trailers at Pelhams Bay begin to flood. Many roads closes: Gyle Road at 5th Street, Gyle Road at railroad tracks, Tehama Vina Road at park, and C Street west of 5th Street at the dip.
216.7 FeetThree homes on east side of river flooded. Second Street south of I Street flodded. Fourth Street at I Street flooded. Fifth Street flooded from Gyle curve to F Street. San Benito Road at railroad tracks flooded.
217.3 FeetWater flows over the B Street Levee at Pacific Farms north of town. This water flows south into the northwest section of town. The road to Gerber is closed. Most sections of Tehama are flooded or have water over the roads. On the east side of the river, the county park, trailer parks and Pelhams Resort buildings are flooded.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Today: Sunny. Highs 85 to 90. South winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 56 to 61. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 85 to 91. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 61 to 67. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 91 to 97. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows around 64.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 94 to 100.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows around 64.

Saturday through Monday: Mostly clear. Highs 90 to 96. Lows around 64.
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.