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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: May 25 2019 at 8:40 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 26 2019 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 143.0 FeetFlood Stage: 148.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017
131,100
149.33
Feb 19, 2017
2016
77,947
142.43
Jan 18, 2016
2015
124,356
148.32
Dec 12, 2014
2014
33,000
135.42
Mar 4, 2014
2013
85,600
143.47
Dec 3, 2012
 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
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: A slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers after midnight. Lows around 52. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Cooler. Highs around 66. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 70 to 75. South winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 54. Southeast winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Warmer. Highs 80 to 85.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 58.

Wednesday through Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 80 to 86. Lows around 58.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 60.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 85.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 60.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 81 to 87.
Impacts - E19 Information
138.5 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.
148.0 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.