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SACRAMENTO RIVER - TEHAMA BRIDGE (TEHC1)
Latitude: 40.03º NLongitude: 122.12º WElevation: 213 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 206.5 FeetFlood Stage: 209.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2023*
121,600
215.61
Mar 15, 2023
2022*
44,200
205.90
Oct 25, 2021
2021*
13,000
199.60
Feb 3, 2021
2020*
28,100
202.84
Jan 26, 2020
2019*
111,900
218.08
Feb 27, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1960 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1983*
176,000**
222.70
Mar 01, 1983
1997*
152,600
221.24
Jan 01, 1997
2017*
136,600
220.02
Feb 18, 2017
1986*
135,500
220.10
Feb 18, 1986
1995*
135,300
220.09
Mar 15, 1995
2006*
134,600
220.04
Dec 31, 2005
2023*
121,600
215.61
Mar 15, 2023
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Estimated flow (Not Official)
 *** Datum changed from Local to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -3.3 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   (CAZ015)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 69 to 77. South winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Monday: Haze in the morning. Sunny. Highs around 107. Light winds becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 73 to 81. South winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs around 108. Light winds becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 75 to 81. South winds up to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 104.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 70 to 76.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Clear. Highs around 102. Lows 66 to 76.

Friday and Friday Night: Clear. Highs around 97. Lows 61 to 71.

Saturday through Sunday: Clear. Highs 89 to 95. Lows 59 to 68.
Impacts - E19 Information
217.3 FeetWater flows over the B Street levee at Pacific Farms north of town. The water flows south into the northwest section of town. The road to Gerber is closed. Most sections of Tehama are flooded or have water over the roads. On the east side of the river the county park, trailer parks and Pelhams Resort buildings are flooded.
216.7 Feet3 homes on east side of the river flooded. 2nd Street south of I Street flooded. 4th Street at I Street flooded. 5th Street flooded from Gyle curve to F Street. San Benito Road at RR tracks flooded.
215.7 FeetWater on streets at south end of the town of Tehama. Trailers at Pehlams Bay begin to flood. Many roads closed: Gyle Road at 5th street, Gyle at RR tracks, Tehama-Vina Road at park, and C Street west of 5th at the dip.
215.3 FeetWater comes into south end of the town of Tehama on the west bank.
215.0 FeetLow lying area on west side of river south of the town of Tehama floods.
214.7 FeetPelams Resort access road floods.
210.7 FeetBetween 210 and 211 feet the county park becomes inaccessible. At 211 feet water begins to enter Driftwood RV fishing resort on east bank of river and just north of the county park.
209.7 FeetFlood stage - Road inside trailer park and turn around site under RR tracks (Tehama/Vina road) become impassible. Water is into area around structures on east side of river. No structural damage. Sheriff's office issues advisory. Makes sure Pelhams Bay, Snug Harbor, River Inn (small trailer parks all in a row on east side of river north of bridge) know of advisory.
206.7 FeetWater into rv park on east side of river. Tires of trailers get wet.
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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.