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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: Apr 24 2014 at 7:51 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 25 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
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
2008*
2,640
53.54
Jan 26, 2008
 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)
Today: Sunny. Highs 77 to 82. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows 51 to 56. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning and then chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Cooler. Highs 63 to 69. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the evening and then mostly clear after midnight. Colder. Lows 42 to 47. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 69. Light winds in the morning becoming northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night through Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 52. Highs 65 to 75.

Monday through Wednesday: Clear. Highs 80 to 90. Lows 49 to 59.
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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