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SAN JOAQUIN RIVER - NEWMAN (NWMC1)
Latitude: 37.35º NLongitude: 120.98º WElevation: 90 Feet
Location: Merced County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Dec 21 2014 at 8:43 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 22 2014 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 63.0 FeetFlood Stage: 69.4 FeetDanger Stage: 70.4 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2013*
2,230
52.66
Dec 28, 2012
2012*
1,780
52.23
Oct 29, 2012
2011*
19,300
65.11
Mar 31, 2011
2010*
2,580
53.68
Mar 06, 2010
2009*
1,140
50.74
Mar 07, 2009
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Apr 1912 to Present)
1997*
36,200
66.14
Jan 28, 1997
1938*
33,000
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Mar 07, 1938
1983*
30,700
65.78
Mar 04, 1983
1969*
28,000
65.90
Feb 26, 1969
2006*
24,600
66.26
Apr 09, 2006
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ090)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of dense fog after midnight. Isolated sprinkles in the evening. Patchy drizzle through the night. Lows 48 to 53. Light winds.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Patchy drizzle in the morning. Highs 55 to 60. East winds up to 10 mph in the morning shifting to the west in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy dense fog. Lows 45 to 50. Light winds.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Patchy dense fog in the morning. Highs 56 to 61. Light winds.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 48. Light winds.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs 61 to 66.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows 44 to 49.

Christmas Day: Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63.

Thursday Night through Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows 37 to 46. Highs 57 to 65.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 59 to 64.
Impacts - E19 Information
62.0 FeetWater seepage begins outside the levee along the river, near the Newman waste water treatment plant.
63.0 FeetLevee patrols required.
63.6 FeetSand Slough will flow.
65.0 FeetThe Fisherman's Bend Trailer Park north of Hills Ferry Road begins to flood.
66.14 FeetPeak stage of record (01/28/1997).
69.4 FeetProject flood stage.
70.0 FeetTop of the city local levee surroundings the Newman waste water treatment plant.
70.4 FeetDanger stage.
71.7 FeetTop of levee on the right bank.
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 San Joaquin Valley-Hanford 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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