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SACRAMENTO RIVER - FREMONT WEIR (FMWC1)
Latitude: 38.77º NLongitude: 121.67º WElevation: 40 Feet
Location: Sutter & Yolo County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 32.0 FeetFlood Stage: 39.5 FeetDanger Stage: 40.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
65,654
36.06
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
55,548
33.25
Dec 15, 2014
2014*
25,520
24.04
Mar 6, 2014
2013*
29,400
34.99
Dec 26, 2012
2012*
41,068
29.67
Mar 19, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1932 to Present)
1997*
~390,000***
42.47**
Jan 02, 1997
1986*
~355,000***
41.70
Feb 20, 1986
2006*
273,670
39.99
Jan 03, 2006
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak stage of record (Weir overflow depth of 8.97 feet)
 *** Flow estimated
 **** Datum changed from (NGVD29) to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -1.45 ft.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 28 to 34. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Saturday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs 54 to 60. South winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows 30 to 38. Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the northwest up to 10 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Patchy frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs 57 to 63. Northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 36 to 42. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 50 to 55.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 31 to 39.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 56 to 62.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 38. Highs 54 to 60.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 36 to 42.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Rain showers likely. Highs around 54. Lows 36 to 43.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 52 to 57.
Impacts - E19 Information
32.0 FeetFremont Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Yolo Bypass flooding agricultural lands.
33.1 FeetAt one foot overflow, River Road to Woodland is closed due to flooding.
37.3 FeetAt 5.3 feet overflow, Egbert Tract floods.
44.0 FeetStages above 44.0 feet result in flooding outside the levees. Top of 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.