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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: Feb 20 2019 at 2:19 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 21 2019 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
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   (CAZ090)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows 32 to 38. Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable after midnight.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 52 to 57. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows 29 to 34. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs 52 to 57. Light winds.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows 32 to 37. Light winds.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs 56 to 61.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 39 to 44.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Slight chance of showers. Highs 57 to 62.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 43 to 48.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs 58 to 63.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows 43 to 48.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon. Chance of showers 40 percent. Highs 58 to 63.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows 45 to 50. Highs 63 to 68.
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.