UPPER SACRAMENTO RIVER FORECAST

This is the latest UPPER SACRAMENTO RIVER FORECAST, issued Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 08:32 AM.

The next forecast is scheduled for Sunday, Dec 21, 2014 09:00 AM.

SPECIAL NOTES...THE FOLLOWING STAGES OF PARTICULAR SIGNIFICANCE 
            HAVE OCCURRED OR ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR
MONITOR STAGE 
    SACRAMENTO RIVER AT COLUSA WEIR (CREST 61.8')
    SACRAMENTO RIVER AT COLUSA BRIDGE
    SACRAMENTO RIVER AT TISDALE WEIR (CREST 45.5')


Sacramento River release from Keswick Dam (KES) below Lake Shasta, 3250 cubic feet per second.
PIT RIVER NEAR CANBY
   8:00 AM STAGE: 3.2 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 3.9 FT SATURDAY AFTERNOON 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 3.9 FT THRU LATE SUNDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 7.5 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 8.5 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT BEND BRIDGE
   8:00 AM STAGE: 9.3 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 10.7 FT EARLY SUNDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 10.7 FT THRU LATE SUNDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 22.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 27.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT RED BLUFF DIVERSION DAM
   8:00 AM STAGE: 242.5 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 242.5 FT THRU LATE SUNDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 250.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 253.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT TEHAMA BRIDGE
   8:00 AM STAGE: 206.4 FT
      FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 205.7 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
      THEN FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 206.5 FT EARLY SUNDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 206.5 FT THRU LATE SUNDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 210.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 213.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT VINA-WOODSON BRIDGE
   8:00 AM STAGE: 174.1 FT
      FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 172.6 FT SATURDAY AFTERNOON 
      THEN FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 173.6 FT SUNDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 173.6 FT THRU LATE SUNDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 180.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 183.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT HAMILTON CITY
   8:00 AM STAGE: 137.9 FT
      FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 135.2 FT LATE SATURDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 135.9 FT SUNDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 135.9 FT THRU LATE SUNDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 143.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 148.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT ORD FERRY
   8:00 AM STAGE: 107.7 FT
      FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 104.4 FT SATURDAY NEAR MIDNIGHT 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 104.4 FT THRU LATE SUNDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 110.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 114.0 FT, DANGER STAGE: 122.6 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT BUTTE CITY
   8:00 AM STAGE: 80.8 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 81.4 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
      THEN FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 78.6 FT SUNDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 78.6 FT THRU LATE SUNDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 89.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 97.2 FT, DANGER STAGE: 98.2 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT COLUSA WEIR (CREST 61.8')
   8:00 AM STAGE: 62.8 FT
      PRESENT OVERFLOW DEPTH IS ABOUT 1.0
      THEN OVERFLOW DEPTH AT WEIR INCREASING TO 2.4 FT SATURDAY EVENING 
      THEN OVERFLOW DEPTH AT WEIR DECREASING TO 1.7 FT LATE SUNDAY MORNING 
      THEN OVERFLOW TO REMAIN NEAR DEPTH OF 1.4 FT THRU LATE MONDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 61.8 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 71.0 FT, DANGER STAGE: 72.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT COLUSA BRIDGE
   8:00 AM STAGE: 61.2 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO MONITOR STAGE OF 63.0 FT SATURDAY AFTERNOON 
      THEN FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE MONITOR STAGE OF 63.0 FT SATURDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FALL TO MONITOR STAGE OF 63.0 FT SATURDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE MONITOR STAGE OF 63.0 FT LATE SATURDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FALL BELOW MONITOR STAGE OF 63.0 FT SATURDAY NEAR MIDNIGHT 
      THEN FORECAST TO RISE TO MONITOR STAGE OF 63.0 FT SATURDAY NEAR MIDNIGHT 
      THEN FORECAST TO FALL BELOW MONITOR STAGE OF 63.0 FT EARLY SUNDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 62.1 FT LATE SUNDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 62.1 FT THRU LATE MONDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 63.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 70.0 FT, DANGER STAGE: 71.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT TISDALE WEIR (CREST 45.5')
   8:00 AM STAGE: 47.3 FT
      PRESENT OVERFLOW DEPTH IS ABOUT 1.8
      THEN OVERFLOW DEPTH AT WEIR INCREASING TO 2.4 FT SATURDAY EVENING 
      THEN OVERFLOW TO REMAIN NEAR DEPTH OF 2.2 FT THRU LATE MONDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 45.5 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 53.0 FT, DANGER STAGE: 54.0 FT

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