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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
2016
17,400
17.12
Mar 14, 2016
2015
768
3.91
Feb 12, 2015
2014
1,160
4.15
Apr 3, 2014
2013
4,320
8.19
Dec 24, 2012
2012
17,300
17.05
Mar 17, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1928 to Present)
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
1943 31,300 16.95 Jan 1, 1943
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Areas of frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 52. Light winds becoming west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows 27 to 33. Light winds.

Wednesday: Areas of frost in the morning. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs 51 to 56. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 34. Light winds.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 50 to 55. South winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 29 to 37.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 56.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 34.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 58.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 37.

Sunday through Monday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 53 to 60. Lows 34 to 40.
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.