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SAN JOAQUIN RIVER - NEWMAN (NWMC1)
Latitude: 37.35º NLongitude: 120.98º WElevation: 90 Feet
Location: Merced County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Jan 27 2022 at 1:30 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 28 2022 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 63.0 FeetFlood Stage: 69.4 FeetDanger Stage: 70.4 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2020*
2,910
55.79
Oct 1, 2019
2019*
9,050
62.00
Feb 21, 2019
2018*
4,950
57.84
Apr 12, 2018
2017*
21,000
65.88
Feb 15, 2017
2016*
3,540
55.40
Mar 15, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Apr 1912 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1997*
36,200
66.14
Jan 28, 1997
1938*
33,000
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Mar 07, 1938
1983*
30,700
65.78
Mar 04, 1983
1969*
28,000
65.90
Feb 26, 1969
2006*
24,600
66.26
Apr 09, 2006
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ302)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Patchy dense fog after midnight. Lows 33 to 38. Light winds.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Patchy dense fog in the morning. Highs 61 to 66. Light winds.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 36 to 41. Light winds.

Saturday: Cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs 58 to 63. Light winds.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 37. Light winds.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs 59 to 64.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 35 to 40.

Monday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 35 to 40.

Tuesday through Thursday: Mostly clear. Highs 55 to 62. Lows 30 to 36.
Impacts - E19 Information
55.0 FeetThe city of Newman Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) begins to flood at lowest point. Newman Police Department shooting range at the WWTP is also affected.
62.0 FeetWater seepage begins outside the levee along the river at the Newman Wastewater Treatment Plant.
63.0 FeetLevee patrols required.
63.6 FeetSand Slough will flow.
64.0 FeetThe Waste Water Treatment Plant beings taking on river water and flood pumping begins.
65.0 FeetThe Fisherman's Bend Trailer Park north of Hills Ferry Road begins to flood.
66.14 FeetPeak stage of record (01/28/1997).
69.4 FeetProject flood stage.
70.0 FeetFlood water reaches the top of the levee that surrounds the Newman Waste Water Treatment Plant.
70.4 FeetDanger stage.
71.7 FeetTop of levee on the right bank.
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 San Joaquin Valley-Hanford 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.