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AMERICAN RIVER - SACRAMENTO AT H STREET (SAMC1)
Latitude: 38.57º NLongitude: 121.42º WElevation: 45 Feet
Location: Sacramento County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Issuance Time: Nov 24 2017 at 7:50 AM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 25 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 39.0 FeetFlood Stage: 42.0 FeetDanger Stage: 43.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
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29.49
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
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20.05
Dec 16, 2014
2014*
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17.36
Jun 20, 2014
2013*
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25.49
Dec 26, 2012
2012*
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19.83
May 02, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1921 to Present)
1951
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45.70**
Nov 21, 1950
1986*
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43.40***
Feb 19, 1986****
1928
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43.40
Mar 26, 1928
1997*
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42.70
Jan 03, 1997*****
1963*
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41.30
Feb 02, 1963
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Flood of record prior to Folsom Dam construction
 *** Flood of record after Folsom Dam construction
 **** Maximum Folsom Dam release of 130,000 cfs
 ***** Maximum Folsom Dam release of 115,000 cfs
 ****** Datum changed from (NGVD29) to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -0.84 ft.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 49. North winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 64 to 70. North winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 51 to 57. Southeast winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Rain. Highs around 61. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Sunday Night: Rain, colder. Lows 44 to 50. South winds around 10 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 58.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 44.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows around 41.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Breezy. Highs around 61.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Breezy. Lows around 41.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 61. Lows around 41.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 60.
Impacts - E19 Information
46.7 FeetStages above 46.7 feet result in flooding outside the levees. Top of levee.
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 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.