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BEAR RIVER - WHEATLAND (BRWC1)
Latitude: 39.00º NLongitude: 121.41º WElevation: 72 Feet
Location: Placer County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 16.0 FeetFlood Stage: 24.0 FeetDanger Stage: 25.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2021
56
0.31
Aug 7, 2021
2020
3,340
7.66
Apr 6, 2020
2019
9,790
13.49
Feb 27, 2019
2018
13,000
15.82
Mar 22, 2018
2017
32,300
23.71
Jan 11, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1928 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1986
48,000
21.60
Feb 17, 1986
2006
36,400
24.28
Dec 31, 2005
1997
34,900
23.72
Jan 02, 1997
1956 33,100 21.30 Dec 22, 1955
2017
32,300
23.71
Jan 11, 2017
1943 31,300 16.95 Jan 1, 1943
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance of rain late in the afternoon. Highs 54 to 64. Light winds becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Rain, breezy. Lows around 45. South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 51 to 58. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows around 37. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the north after midnight.

Monday: Patchy frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 58. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 34 to 39.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Areas of frost. Highs around 58.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly clear. Lows around 39. Highs around 60.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Clear. Lows 35 to 41. Highs around 62.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 59 to 65.
Impacts - E19 Information
13.6 FeetOrchards within the levee downstream of Pleasant Grove Road begin to flood.
24.0 FeetFlood stage.
33.1 FeetTop of right bank levee. Stages above this level result in flooding outside the levee.
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.