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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
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
2016
17,400
17.12
Mar 14, 2016
 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: Sunny. Highs 86 to 93. Northwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 52 to 61. Southwest winds up to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 91 to 98. Northwest winds up to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 64. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 85 to 92. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Breezy. Lows 57 to 63.

Friday: Sunny, breezy. Highs 84 to 91.

Friday Night through Sunday: Clear. Lows 54 to 64. Highs 86 to 96.

Sunday Night and Monday: Clear. Lows 60 to 68. Highs 91 to 101.
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.