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SACRAMENTO RIVER - VINA WOODSON BRIDGE (VWBC1)
Latitude: 39.91º NLongitude: 122.09º WElevation: 185 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Upper SacramentoRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Apr 17 2024 at 8:06 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 18 2024 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 180.0 FeetFlood Stage: 183.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2022*
49,400
176.33
Oct 25, 2021
2021*
13,200
168.77
Feb 3, 2021
2020*
28,300
172.24
Jan 26, 2020
2019*
126,000
186.40
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
62,900
178.62
Apr 7, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1945 to Present)** - Ranked by Flow
1970*
--
191.50***
Jan 24, 1970
1983*
177,800
191.27***
Mar 1, 1983
1963*
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190.94***
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
 **** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.1 ft and must be applied to all data before date to convert to NAVD88
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Impacts - E19 Information
183.9 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.
184.9 FeetSouth Avenue start to flood east of the river.
185.9 FeetSouth Avenue is flooded and closed. The Woodson Bridge RV Park office and spaces 1-14, 34-52, and 62-72 start to flood.
188.9 FeetWater leaves the established river channel and floods low lying areas along the Sacramento River. Woodson Bridge RV Park is completely impacted and closed.
189.9 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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ015)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs 75 to 81. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 55. Light winds.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs 77 to 83. Light winds.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 56. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 76 to 81. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 56.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 77 to 83.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 53.

Monday and Monday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 80. Lows around 53.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 68 to 73. Lows around 51.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 63 to 69.
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.