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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: May 03 2016 at 8:04 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 04 2016 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 cloudy. Lows around 60. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning and then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 75 to 80. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening and then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 54. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning and then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 73. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening and then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 52 to 58. Light winds.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 73.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 52 to 58.

Saturday and Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 73. Lows 52 to 58.

Sunday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 74 to 79.

Sunday Night through Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 57. Highs 74 to 82.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 87.
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.