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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: May 24 2016 at 7:46 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 25 2016 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
2014*
1,060
50.64
Oct 27, 2013
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
 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: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 73 to 78. West winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening and then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Lows 50 to 55. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 75 to 80. West winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 80 to 85. Light winds in the morning becoming west around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night through Memorial Day: Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 58. Highs 80 to 90.
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.
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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 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.