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SAN JOAQUIN RIVER - PATTERSON (PATC1)
Latitude: 37.49º NLongitude: 121.08º WElevation: 97 Feet
Location: Stanislaus County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: San JoaquinRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Mar 02 2024 at 8:42 AM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 03 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 48.0 FeetFlood Stage: 54.7 FeetDanger Stage: 55.7 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2022
1,190
33.41
Dec 31, 2021
2021
1,770
34.50
Feb 1, 2021
2020
3,120
37.40
Oct 2, 2019
2019
11,800
45.31
Jun 5, 2019
2018
4,600
39.68
Apr 12, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1969 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1983*
28,700
51.26
Mar 4, 1983
2006* 27,612 50.97 Apr 10, 2006
2017
25,600
51.71
Feb 22, 2017
1980*
24,900
50.57
Feb 25, 1980
1938*
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50.50
Jun 13, 1938
1986* 23,000 49.65 Mar 18, 1986
* Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
** Most recent continuous record back to Oct 1969 with segmented periods back to Apr 1938
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Impacts - E19 Information
58.3 FeetStages above 58.3 feet result in flooding outside the levee. Top of levee.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ019)
Today: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs 48 to 57. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows 36 to 42. South winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 51 to 60. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 42 to 48. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 55 to 64. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 44 to 50.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 55 to 62.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 39 to 45.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 56 to 65.

Thursday Night and Friday: Clear. Lows 36 to 42. Highs 60 to 67.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 46.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 59 to 66.
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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.