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SACRAMENTO RIVER - HAMILTON CITY (HAMC1)
Latitude: 39.75º NLongitude: 122.00º WElevation: 125 Feet
Location: Glenn County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Jul 22 2014 at 8:17 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jul 23 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 143.0 FeetFlood Stage: 148.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2013
85,600
143.47
Dec 3, 2012
2012
44,073
137.35
Mar 28, 2012
2011
102,687
145.68
Mar 21, 2011
2010
76,705
142.85
Jan 21, 2010
2009
55,536
139.78
Feb 18, 2009
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1927 to Present)
1997
155,300
150.92
Jan 2, 1997
1970
160,700
150.80
Jan 24, 1970
1983
159,600
150.77
Mar 1, 1983
1995
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150.65
Jan 10, 1995
1986
160,900
150.53
Feb 18, 1986
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 59 to 65. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 85 to 91. South winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 61 to 67. Light winds becoming north up to 10 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 91 to 97. Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 63 to 69. Light winds.

Friday: Sunny. Highs around 97.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows 64 to 70.

Saturday and Saturday Night: Clear. Highs around 98. Lows 63 to 71.

Sunday through Monday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 94 to 101. Lows 63 to 72.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 93 to 99.
Impacts - E19 Information
138.5 FeetWest Sacramento Avenue and River Road north of Big Chico Creek flood 1.5 hours after the Hamilton City gage reaches 138.5 and 138.8 feet.
148.0 FeetOverflow begins on the east bank of the river, from near Wilson Landing Road to Highway 32.
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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.

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Raw streamflow data is provided by the California Department of Water Resources.
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