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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 21 2017 at 1:40 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 22 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
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: Rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Windy. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail in the afternoon. Highs around 52. Southeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 60 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail in the evening. Lows around 39. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 50. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 37. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs around 52. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 37.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 51.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 38.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Patchy dense fog. Highs around 53.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy dense fog. Lows around 38.

Friday: Sunny. Patchy dense fog. Highs around 55.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows around 37.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 57.
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.