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SACRAMENTO RIVER - FREMONT WEIR (FMWC1)
Latitude: 38.77º NLongitude: 121.67º WElevation: 40 Feet
Location: Sutter & Yolo County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 32.0 FeetFlood Stage: 39.5 FeetDanger Stage: 40.5 Feet


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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2021*
16,600
17.75
Jan 31, 2021
2020*
24,300
21.95
Jan 28, 2020
2019*
128,200
34.90
Mar 3, 2019
2018*
76,000
33.29
Apr 9, 2018
2017*
258,000
37.79
Feb 11, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jan 1932 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1997*
~390,000***
42.47**
Jan 02, 1997
1986*
~355,000***
41.70
Feb 20, 1986
2006*
273,670
39.99
Jan 03, 2006
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Peak stage of record (Weir overflow depth of 8.97 feet)
 *** Flow estimated
 **** Datum changed from NGVD29 to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -1.45 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   (CAZ017)
Today: Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 56 to 62. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 43. South winds up to 10 mph shifting to the north around 10 mph after midnight.

Tuesday: Rain showers. Highs 48 to 57. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 44. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the evening.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 54 to 59. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 42.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 57 to 62.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 40.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 55 to 61. Lows around 38.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 55 to 60.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Mostly clear. Lows around 36. Highs 55 to 60.
Impacts - E19 Information
32.0 FeetFremont Weir crest elevation. Overflow begins into the Yolo Bypass flooding agricultural lands.
33.1 FeetAt one foot overflow, River Road to Woodland is closed due to flooding.
37.3 FeetAt 5.3 feet overflow, Egbert Tract floods.
44.0 FeetStages above 44.0 feet result in flooding outside the levees. Top of levee.
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.