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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: Jan 27 2022 at 1:05 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 28 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
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
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) - 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)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 32 to 42. North winds up to 10 mph.

Friday: Areas of frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs 59 to 65. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 35 to 42. North winds around 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 60 to 65. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 33 to 41. North winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 36 to 42.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs 58 to 64.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 43.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Clear, breezy. Highs around 59. Lows 35 to 43.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 39. Highs around 61.
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.