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SACRAMENTO RIVER - COLUSA WEIR (CLAC1)
Latitude: 39.24º NLongitude: 121.99º WElevation: 62 Feet
Location: Colusa County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Upper SacramentoRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 60.9 FeetFlood Stage: 70.1 FeetDanger Stage: 71.1 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2022
0****
--
--
2021
0****
--
--
2020
0****
--
--
2019
44,300
68.74
Feb 16, 2019
2018
5,430
64.80
Apr 8, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1911 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1940
--
70.60*
Mar 1, 1940
1958
83,600
68.80***
Feb 21, 1958
1983
81,500
68.96**
Mar 4, 1983
1997
71,000
68.85
Jan 3, 1997
1965
77,400
68.50
Jan 7, 1965
1943
--
68.30
Jan 24, 1943
 * Peak prior to regulation by Shasta Dam
 ** Peak after regulation by Shasta Dam
 *** Peak also occurred on Feb 26th
 **** No weir flow observed during the entire water year
 ***** Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.9 ft and must be applied to all data before date to convert to NAVD88
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Impacts - E19 Information
60.9 FeetColusa Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Sutter Bypass.
73.9 FeetStages above 73.9 feet result in major flooding. Top of levee.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs 76 to 82. Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 56. Light winds becoming northeast up to 10 mph after midnight.

Friday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 78 to 83. Light winds.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 55. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 77 to 83. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows around 54.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 78 to 83.

Sunday Night through Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 53. Highs 78 to 83.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 69 to 75. Lows around 51.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 65 to 71.
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.