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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: Apr 23 2014 at 7:32 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 24 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
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
2008
66,186
141.38
Jan 26, 2008
 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: Partly cloudy. Lows 47 to 53. South winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Becoming mostly cloudy. Highs 70 to 76. South winds up to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening and then a chance of rain after midnight. Lows 48 to 54. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail. Highs 58 to 64. Southeast winds up to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening and then partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 44. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs 61 to 67.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 47.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 66 to 72.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 49.

Monday and Monday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 76 to 82. Lows 49 to 56.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Clear. Highs 81 to 87. Lows 50 to 56.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 80 to 86.
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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