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FEATHER RIVER - NICOLAUS (NCOC1)
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)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
--
39.99
Mar 14, 2016
2015*
--
31.29
Dec 15, 2014
2014*
--
24.23
Feb 10, 2014
2013*
--
36.14
Dec 3, 2012
2012*
--
35.56
Mar 17, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Nov 1931 to Present)
1956
--
51.60
Dec 23, 1955
1965
--
51.55
Dec 23, 1964
1940
--
50.75
Mar 30, 1940
1997*
--
50.40
Jan 2, 1997
1986*
--
49.10
Feb 20, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak 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.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Partly cloudy. A chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 48 to 54. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then clear after midnight. Lows 26 to 34. North winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Highs around 55. North winds up to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows 28 to 34. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming light.

Saturday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 53 to 59. Southeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 37.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 59.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 41.

Monday and Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 51 to 56. Lows 34 to 41.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 53 to 59.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 38.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 57.
Impacts - E19 Information
53.4 FeetStages above 53.4 feet result in flooding outside the levees. Top of levee.
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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.