National Weather Service California Nevada River Forecast Center Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service


Latitude: 39.91º NLongitude: 122.09º WElevation: 185 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Dec 17 2018 at 1:38 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 18 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 180.0 FeetFlood Stage: 183.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
 Most Recent 5 Years
Feb 18, 2017
Jan 18, 2016
Dec 12, 2014
Mar 4, 2014
Dec 2, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1945 to Present)**
Jan 24, 1970
Mar 1, 1983
Dec 23, 1964
1974* 157,000 190.36*** Jan 16, 1974
1995* -- 189.62 Jan 10, 1995
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Flood flows measured by staff gauge back to 1900
 *** Old Datum. The difference is -3.0 ft and must be applied to data to convert from NGVD29 to NAVD88
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Rest of Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of sprinkles late in the evening, then a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 40 to 46. South winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 53 to 58. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 41 to 47. Southeast winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the evening becoming light.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs around 63. North winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 46. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 59.

Thursday Night: Rain showers likely. Lows 39 to 45.

Friday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 59.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 42.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 58.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 38 to 44.

Sunday through Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 56. Lows 37 to 44.
Impacts - E19 Information
184.0 FeetWoodson Bridge Park is closed due to flooding. Water is up to the top steps of the recreation center at Woodson Bridge RV Park and spaces 15-33 begin to take on water on the east bank of the river.
185.0 FeetSouth Avenue start to flood east of the river.
187.0 FeetSouth Avenue is flooded and closed. The Woodson Bridge RV Park office and spaces 1-14, 34-52, and 62-72 start to flood.
189.0 FeetWater leaves the established river channel and floods low lying areas along the Sacramento River. Woodson Bridge RV Park is completely impacted and closed.
190.0 FeetExtensive flooding is occuring. The Corning to Vina Road (South Avenue) is closed due to flooding. Water pools in orchards and on agricultural land on the east flood plain along the road. Woodson Bridge Park and the Driftwood RV Fishing Resort are flooded.
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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.