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SACRAMENTO RIVER - ORD FERRY (ORFC1)
Latitude: 39.63º NLongitude: 122.00º WElevation: 115 Feet
Location: Glenn County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 110.0 FeetFlood Stage: 114.0 FeetDanger Stage: 122.6 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
72,051
111.73
Mar 13, 2016
2015*
97,391
115.80
Dec 12, 2014
2014*
29,200
103.51
Mar 4, 2014
2013*
73,000
111.89
Dec 3, 2012
2012*
41,230
106.08
Mar 29, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Completion of Shasta Dam (1943) to Present)
1958*
--
120.10**
Feb 25, 1958
1970*
--
119.79
Jan 24, 1970
1997*
215,000
118.66
Jan 02, 1997
1974*
212,400
118.40
Jan 16, 1974
1986*
195,000
118.30
Feb 19, 1986
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Areas of frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 52. West winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows 25 to 33. Southeast winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs around 53. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers. Lows 31 to 37. Light winds.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 52. South winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 30 to 36.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 57.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 36.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 58.

Saturday Night through Sunday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 34 to 42. Highs around 57.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 57.
Impacts - E19 Information
110.5 FeetHead cuts in 3BS Silt Weir start overflow into Butte Basin, flooding dips on Ord Ferry Road west of River Road. Persistent flows at or above this level increase flooding in Butte Basin. Ord Ferry Road and additional roads in Glenn and Colusa Counties are closed due to flooding.
114.0 FeetDesignated flood stage. Design overflow level for M&T, 3BS and Goose Lake Flood Control facilities to divert flood flows into Butte Basin. M&T overflows closing River Road from Ord Ferry Road to Chico River Road. Ord Ferry Road is already closed.
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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.