UPPER SACRAMENTO RIVER FORECAST

This is the latest UPPER SACRAMENTO RIVER FORECAST, issued Friday, Dec 19, 2014 01:41 PM.

The next forecast is scheduled for Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 09:00 AM.

SPECIAL NOTES...THE FOLLOWING STAGES OF PARTICULAR SIGNIFICANCE 
            HAVE OCCURRED OR ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR
MONITOR STAGE 
    SACRAMENTO RIVER AT TEHAMA BRIDGE
    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
   1:00 PM STAGE: 3.1 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 3.1 FT THRU SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 7.5 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 8.5 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT BEND BRIDGE
   1:00 PM STAGE: 14.5 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 15.9 FT FRIDAY AFTERNOON 
      THEN FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 9.6 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 22.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 27.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT RED BLUFF DIVERSION DAM
   1:00 PM STAGE: 244.0 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 246.5 FT FRIDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 242.5 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 250.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 253.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT TEHAMA BRIDGE
   1:00 PM STAGE: 207.2 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO MONITOR STAGE OF 210.0 FT FRIDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FALL BELOW MONITOR STAGE OF 210.0 FT LATE FRIDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 206.0 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 210.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 213.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT VINA-WOODSON BRIDGE
   1:00 PM STAGE: 172.9 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 177.4 FT FRIDAY NEAR MIDNIGHT 
      THEN FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 173.2 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 180.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 183.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT HAMILTON CITY
   1:00 PM STAGE: 133.8 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 139.7 FT EARLY SATURDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 136.7 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 143.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 148.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT ORD FERRY
   1:00 PM STAGE: 102.7 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 109.0 FT SATURDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 107.6 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 110.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 114.0 FT, DANGER STAGE: 122.6 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT BUTTE CITY
   1:00 PM STAGE: 77.0 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 82.3 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 89.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 97.2 FT, DANGER STAGE: 98.2 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT COLUSA WEIR (CREST 61.8')
   1:00 PM STAGE: 61.4 FT
      FORECAST TO BEGIN OVERFLOW SATURDAY MORNING (OVERFLOW DEPTH OF 0.1 FT)
      THEN OVERFLOW DEPTH AT WEIR INCREASING TO 2.9 FT SATURDAY EVENING 
      THEN OVERFLOW DEPTH AT WEIR DECREASING TO 2.3 FT SUNDAY MORNING 
      THEN OVERFLOW TO REMAIN NEAR DEPTH OF 2.0 FT THRU SUNDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 61.8 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 71.0 FT, DANGER STAGE: 72.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT COLUSA BRIDGE
   1:00 PM STAGE: 60.0 FT
      FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 59.1 FT LATE FRIDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE MONITOR STAGE OF 63.0 FT SATURDAY AFTERNOON 
      THEN FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 63.3 FT SATURDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FALL BELOW MONITOR STAGE OF 63.0 FT EARLY SUNDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 62.5 FT LATE SUNDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 62.5 FT THRU SUNDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 63.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 70.0 FT, DANGER STAGE: 71.0 FT
SACRAMENTO RIVER AT TISDALE WEIR (CREST 45.5')
   1:00 PM 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 2.5 FT THRU SUNDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 45.5 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 53.0 FT, DANGER STAGE: 54.0 FT

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