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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: 122.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2023*
94,000
115.09
Mar 16, 2023
2022*
44,100
106.44
Oct 25, 2021
2021*
12,700
98.94
Jan 29, 2021
2020*
25,200
102.36
Jan 27, 2020
2019*
100,400
116.25
Feb 28, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Completion of Shasta Dam (1943) to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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
 ** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.2 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)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 63 to 71. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 95 to 101. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 59 to 69. South winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 91 to 97. Southeast winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 56 to 64. South winds up to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 91 to 97.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 60 to 68.

Thursday through Sunday: Clear. Highs 96 to 106. Lows 63 to 73.
Impacts - E19 Information
114.0 FeetDesignated flood stage left bank.
113.8 FeetDesign overflow level for M&T, 3Bs and Goose Lake flood control facilities to divert flood flows into Butte Basin. M&T overflows close River Road from Ord Ferry Road to Chico Road. Ord Ferry Road is already closed.
110.3 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.
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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.