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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: Nov 26 2022 at 7:38 AM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 27 2022 at 9:00 AM PST
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
2021
13,300
130.71
Jan 29, 2021
2020
28,100
134.20
Jan 27, 2020
2019
117,800
147.87
Feb 27, 2019
2018
61,600
140.70
Apr 8, 2018
2017
131,100
149.33
Feb 19, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1927 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1986
160,900
150.53
Feb 18, 1986
1970
160,700
150.80
Jan 24, 1970
1983
159,600
150.77
Mar 1, 1983
1997
155,300
150.92
Jan 2, 1997
1995
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150.65
Jan 10, 1995
 * 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)
Today: Sunny. Highs around 62. Light winds.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 33 to 41. Light winds becoming north up to 10 mph after midnight.

Monday: Patchy frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs 55 to 61. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows 31 to 37. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday: Widespread frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs around 55. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Widespread frost. Lows 29 to 37.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Widespread frost. Highs around 54.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 38 to 44.

Thursday: Rain showers likely. Highs 48 to 54.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 32 to 38.

Friday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 50.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 32 to 38.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 50.
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.
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.