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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: Dec 05 2016 at 7:56 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 05 2016 at 3:00 PM 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
2015
124,356
148.32
Dec 12, 2014
2014
33,000
135.42
Mar 4, 2014
2013
85,600
143.47
Dec 3, 2012
2012
44,073
137.35
Mar 28, 2012
2011
102,687
145.68
Mar 21, 2011
 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)
Today: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs around 54. North winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Areas of frost. Lows 30 to 36. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 52. South winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 36. Light winds becoming northwest around 10 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 35 to 41.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 52.

Thursday Night: Rain likely. Lows 42 to 50.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 56.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 43.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Highs around 53.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 44.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 52.
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.