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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
2023
10,600
14.16
Mar 15, 2023
2022
4,140
8.45
Dec 27, 2021
2021
56
0.31
Aug 7, 2021
2020
3,340
7.66
Apr 6, 2020
2019
9,790
13.49
Feb 27, 2019
 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)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 58 to 68. Southwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 90 to 100. South winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 56 to 65. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 86 to 96. South winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 53 to 62. Southwest winds up to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 90 to 98.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 57 to 67.

Thursday through Sunday: Clear. Highs 96 to 106. Lows 60 to 70.
Impacts - E19 Information
33.1 FeetTop of right bank levee. Stages above this level result in flooding outside the levee.
13.6 FeetOrchards within the levee downstream near Pleasant Grove Road begin to flood.
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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.