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SACRAMENTO RIVER - VINA WOODSON BRIDGE (VWBC1)
Latitude: 39.91º NLongitude: 122.09º WElevation: 185 Feet
Location: Tehama County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 180.0 FeetFlood Stage: 183.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2022*
49,400
176.33
Oct 25, 2021
2021*
13,200
168.77
Feb 3, 2021
2020*
28,300
172.24
Jan 26, 2020
2019*
126,000
186.40
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
62,900
178.62
Apr 7, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1945 to Present)** - Ranked by Flow
1970*
--
191.50***
Jan 24, 1970
1983*
177,800
191.27***
Mar 1, 1983
1963*
--
190.94***
Dec 23, 1964
1974* 157,000 190.36*** Jan 16, 1974
1995* -- 189.62 Jan 10, 1995
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Flood flows measured by staff gauge back to 1900
 *** Old Datum. The difference is -3.0 ft and must be applied to data to convert from NGVD29 to NAVD88
 **** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.1 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)
Today: Rain showers likely early in the morning, then rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon. Windy. Highs 50 to 57. South winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.

Tonight: Rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Windy. Lows 34 to 40. South winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.

Saturday: Rain and snow showers likely in the morning, then rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Breezy. Highs 45 to 52. No snow accumulation. South winds 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Lows 32 to 38. No snow accumulation. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph decreasing to 20 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs 45 to 53. No snow accumulation. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 32 to 37.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Highs 47 to 54.

Monday Night through Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 40. Highs 50 to 57.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 38.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 55 to 61.
Impacts - E19 Information
183.9 FeetWoodson Bridge Park is closed due to flooding. Water is up to the top steps of the recreation center at Woodson Bridge RV Park and spaces 15-33 begin to take on water on the east bank of the river.
184.9 FeetSouth Avenue start to flood east of the river.
185.9 FeetSouth Avenue is flooded and closed. The Woodson Bridge RV Park office and spaces 1-14, 34-52, and 62-72 start to flood.
188.9 FeetWater leaves the established river channel and floods low lying areas along the Sacramento River. Woodson Bridge RV Park is completely impacted and closed.
189.9 FeetExtensive flooding is occuring. The Corning to Vina Road (South Avenue) is closed due to flooding. Water pools in orchards and on agricultural land on the east flood plain along the road. Woodson Bridge Park and the Driftwood RV Fishing Resort are flooded.
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.