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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 15 2017 at 1:00 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 16 2017 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
2016*
3,540
55.40
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
1,080
51.07
Oct 29, 2014
2014*
1,060
50.64
Oct 27, 2013
2013*
2,230
52.66
Dec 28, 2012
2012*
1,780
52.23
Oct 29, 2012
 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: Partly cloudy. Haze in the evening. Lows 34 to 42. Light winds in the evening becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny. Areas of blowing dust. Breezy. Highs 56 to 61. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Colder. Lows 28 to 36. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning. Highs 55 to 60. Light winds.

Sunday Night: Clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows 29 to 39. Light winds.

Monday through Tuesday: Mostly clear. Patchy frost in the morning. Patchy frost. Highs 61 to 68. Lows 29 to 39.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 45.

Wednesday: Sunny. Areas of blowing dust. Highs 56 to 61.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Clear. Widespread frost. Lows 26 to 32. Highs 55 to 61.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly clear. Areas of frost. Lows 26 to 34. Highs 55 to 62.
Impacts - E19 Information
55.0 FeetThe city of Newman Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) begins to flood at lowest point. Newman Police Department shooting range at the WWTP is also affected.
62.0 FeetWater seepage begins outside the levee along the river at the Newman Wastewater Treatment Plant.
63.0 FeetLevee patrols required.
63.6 FeetSand Slough will flow.
64.0 FeetThe Waste Water Treatment Plant beings taking on river water and flood pumping begins.
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 FeetFlood water reaches the top of the levee that surrounds 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.