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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 15 2017 at 12:52 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 16 2017 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
2016
77,947
142.43
Jan 18, 2016
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
 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 in the evening then clearing. Lows 38 to 46. Northeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northwest with gusts to around 30 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, windy. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear, breezy. Lows 35 to 45. Northwest winds 10 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Sunny, breezy. Highs 60 to 66. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 10 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 34 to 44. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming light.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 64.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 44.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 61.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows 39 to 45. Highs around 57.

Wednesday Night through Friday: Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 42. Highs around 60.
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.