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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: May 24 2019 at 8:16 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 25 2019 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2017*
21,000
65.88
Feb 15, 2017
2016*
3,540
55.40
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
1,080
51.07
Oct 29, 2014
2014*
1,060
50.64
Oct 27, 2013
2013*
2,230
52.66
Dec 28, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Apr 1912 to Present)
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   (CAZ180)
Today: Sunny. Highs 76 to 81. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening, then cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows 50 to 55. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Cooler. Highs 60 to 65. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows 46 to 51. West winds up to 10 mph.

Memorial Day: Mostly sunny. Warmer. Highs 69 to 74. Light winds in the morning becoming northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 49 to 54.

Tuesday: Sunny, warmer. Highs 78 to 83.

Tuesday Night: Clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 53 to 58.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Highs 81 to 86. Lows 55 to 60.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 82 to 87.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 56 to 61.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 85 to 90.
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.