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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: Jan 31 2015 at 7:52 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 01 2015 at 9:00 AM PST
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 38 to 45. North winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs 62 to 68. Light winds.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 45. Light winds.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 61 to 67. Light winds.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 47. Light winds.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs around 65.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 47.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 61 to 67.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 47.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Highs around 61.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows around 48.

Friday: Cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 59.

Friday Night: Rain likely. Lows around 49.

Saturday: Cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 61.
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.
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.

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