National Weather Service California Nevada River Forecast Center Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service


Latitude: 38.89º NLongitude: 121.60º WElevation: 32 Feet
Location: Sutter County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 39.0 FeetFlood Stage: 47.0 FeetDanger Stage: 48.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
 Most Recent 5 Years
Jan 29, 2021
Apr 6, 2020
Feb 27, 2019
Apr 8, 2018
Feb 11, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Nov 1931 to Present) - Ranked by Stage
Dec 23, 1955
Dec 23, 1964
Mar 30, 1940
Jan 2, 1997
Feb 20, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Record flow since regulation by Oroville Dam began in 1967
 *** Datum changed from NGVD29 to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -1.15 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   (CAZ017)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Patchy dense fog until late afternoon. A chance of rain showers late in the afternoon. Highs 54 to 64. Light winds becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Breezy. Lows around 45. South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.

Sunday: Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 51 to 58. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows around 36. West winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph shifting to the northwest up to 10 mph after midnight.

Monday: Sunny. Highs around 58. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 33 to 39.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Areas of frost. Highs around 58.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly clear. Lows around 37. Highs around 60.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Clear. Lows 33 to 41. Highs around 62.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 42. Highs 60 to 65.
Impacts - E19 Information
53.4 FeetStages above 53.4 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.