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FEATHER RIVER - GRIDLEY (GRIC1)
Latitude: 39.37º NLongitude: 121.65º WElevation: 92 Feet
Location: Butte County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 94.0 FeetFlood Stage: 103.0 FeetDanger Stage: 104.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2023*
38,900
85.49
Mar 20, 2023
2022*
6,200
75.47
Mar 9, 2022
2021*
3,310
73.81
Jul 2, 2021
2020*
9,540
76.16
Oct 2, 2019
2019*
24,900
82.90
Apr 7, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Mar 1929 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1956
--
102.25**
Dec 23, 1955
1986*
--
100.06
Feb 19, 1986
1997*
--
98.83
Jan 2, 1997
2017*
129,000
96.37
Feb 14, 2017
1995*
89,434
94.66
Mar 12, 1995
2006* 76,964 91.97 Jan 3, 2006
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak stage before regulation by Oroville Dam began in 1967 (also old datum)
 *** Datum difference is -2.9 ft and must be applied to data to convert from NGVD29 to NAVD88
 **** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.7 ft and must be applied to all data before date to convert to NAVD88
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs around 90. Light winds.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 61. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 91 to 97. Light winds becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 59 to 67. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 98 to 104. Light winds.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows 64 to 72.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs around 103.

Saturday Night through Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 61 to 71. Highs around 102.

Monday through Tuesday: Clear. Highs around 96. Lows 59 to 68.
Impacts - E19 Information
95.3 FeetOverflow of the east bank begins east of Gridley. This water flows into orchards.
97.5 FeetGeneral overflow of the east bank south of the gage to near Highway 70 occurs. This floods extensive areas of farm land.
99.3 FeetWater flows over Highway 70 south of East Gridley Road.
101.6 FeetEast bank overflows from Hamilton Bend to Four Corners and to near Highway 40.
106.5 FeetStages above 106.5 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.