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SACRAMENTO RIVER - HAMILTON CITY (HAMC1)
Latitude: 39.75º NLongitude: 122.00º WElevation: 125 Feet
Location: Glenn County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Aug 05 2020 at 7:14 AM PDTNext Issuance: Aug 06 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 142.0 FeetFlood Stage: 147.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2019
117,800
147.87
Feb 27, 2019
2018
61,600
140.70
Apr 8, 2018
2017
131,100
149.33
Feb 19, 2017
2016
77,947
142.43
Jan 18, 2016
2015
124,356
148.32
Dec 12, 2014
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1927 to Present)
1997
155,300
150.92
Jan 2, 1997
1970
160,700
150.80
Jan 24, 1970
1983
159,600
150.77
Mar 1, 1983
1995
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150.65
Jan 10, 1995
1986
160,900
150.53
Feb 18, 1986
 * Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.8 ft and must be applied to all data before date to convert to NAVD88
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 54 to 60. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 84 to 90. South winds around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 58 to 66. South winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the east after midnight.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 89 to 95. North winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows 61 to 69. South winds around 10 mph shifting to the east up to 10 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 93 to 99.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 63 to 71.

Sunday through Monday: Clear. Highs 95 to 102. Lows 62 to 72.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 60 to 70.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Clear. Highs 89 to 97. Lows 59 to 69.
Impacts - E19 Information
137.7 FeetWest Sacramento Avenue and River Road north of Big Chico Creek flood 1.5 hours after the Hamilton City gage reaches 138.5 and 138.8 feet.
147.2 FeetOverflow begins on the east bank of the river, from near Wilson Landing Road to Highway 32.
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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 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.