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Sacramento River at Rio Vista Bridge Stage (ft)Observed: 6.2 ft at 4:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 6.3 ft at 5:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 6.2 ft at 6:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 5.6 ft at 7:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 4.7 ft at 9:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 6.6 ft at 1:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 7.4 ft at 2:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 3:00AM Jun 24, 2017Highest Observation: 7.9 ft at 4:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 7.4 ft at 5:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 5:45AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 6.7 ft at 6:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 6 ft at 7:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 4.9 ft at 9:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 3.7 ft at 1:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 5.4 ft at 3:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 6.2 ft at 5:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 6.4 ft at 6:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 6.3 ft at 7:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 5.6 ft at 8:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 5.2 ft at 9:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 4.8 ft at 11:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 5.5 ft at 12:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 6.3 ft at 1:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 6.8 ft at 2:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 7.1 ft at 3:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 7.7 ft at 4:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 5:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 7.2 ft at 6:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 6.6 ft at 7:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 5.8 ft at 8:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 5.2 ft at 9:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 4.6 ft at 10:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 4 ft at 11:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 3.4 ft at 12:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 3.8 ft at 2:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 4.8 ft at 3:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 5.3 ft at 4:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 6.2 ft at 6:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 6.1 ft at 8:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 4.7 ft at 11:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 4.7 ft at 12:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 5.3 ft at 1:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 6 ft at 2:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 6.6 ft at 3:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 7.1 ft at 4:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 7.4 ft at 5:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 7.4 ft at 5:45AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 7.4 ft at 6:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 6.8 ft at 7:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 5.5 ft at 9:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 4.8 ft at 10:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 4.2 ft at 11:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 3.6 ft at 12:00PM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:00PM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 3 ft at 2:00PM Jun 26, 2017Forecast: 6.4 ft 8:00PM Jun 26, 2017Forecast: 4.8 ft 1:00AM Jun 27, 2017Highest Forecast: 6.8 ft 5:45AM Jun 27, 2017Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:45PM Jun 27, 2017Forecast: 6.5 ft 8:45PM Jun 27, 2017Forecast: 4.8 ft 2:00AM Jun 28, 2017Forecast: 6.3 ft 6:30AM Jun 28, 2017Forecast: 3.4 ft 3:15PM Jun 28, 2017Forecast: 6.5 ft 9:30PM Jun 28, 2017RVBC1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (3:21PM Jun 26, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 6:23AM Jun 26)Latest observed value: 3 ft at 2:00 PM PDT 26-Jun-2017. Flood Stage is 11.9 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Sacramento River at Rio Vista Bridge are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21.4
Moderate Flood Stage: 20.4
Flood Stage: 11.9
Action Stage: 7.4
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 10.55 ft on 02/06/1998
(2) 9.79 ft on 02/11/2017
(3) 9.37 ft on 01/11/2017
(4) 9.11 ft on 12/16/2002
(5) 9.08 ft on 01/08/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.79 ft on 02/11/2017
(2) 9.37 ft on 01/11/2017
(3) 7.95 ft on 12/15/2016
(4) 7.66 ft on 01/23/2016
(5) 7.78 ft on 12/24/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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21.4 Stages above 21.4 feet result in major flooding outside of the levees. Top of levee.
9.4 The lower end of Rio Vista begins to flood at high tides.
8.4 Nearby low lying delta tracts are threatened by flooding.
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Latitude: 38.159722° N, Longitude: 121.686389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11.9 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 0 ft 11.9 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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10/1/2006 Datum Changed to NAVD 88. New values are .6 ft below old values.
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