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AMERICAN RIVER - SACRAMENTO AT H STREET (SAMC1)
Latitude: 38.57º NLongitude: 121.42º WElevation: 45 Feet
Location: Sacramento County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Issuance Time: Dec 11 2018 at 12:17 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 12 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 39.0 FeetFlood Stage: 42.0 FeetDanger Stage: 43.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
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38.59
Feb 10, 2017
2016*
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29.49
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
--
20.05
Dec 16, 2014
2014*
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17.36
Jun 20, 2014
2013*
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25.49
Dec 26, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1921 to Present)
1951
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45.70**
Nov 21, 1950
1986*
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43.40***
Feb 19, 1986****
1928
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43.40
Mar 26, 1928
1997*
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42.70
Jan 03, 1997*****
1963*
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41.30
Feb 02, 1963
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Flood of record prior to Folsom Dam construction
 *** Flood of record after Folsom Dam construction
 **** Maximum Folsom Dam release of 130,000 cfs
 ***** Maximum Folsom Dam release of 115,000 cfs
 ****** Datum changed from NGVD29 to NAVD88 on 10/01/2016. The difference is -0.84 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   (CAZ017)
Tonight: Mostly clear early, then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 37 to 43. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Patchy dense fog in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds up to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 40. Northwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the east up to 10 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 59. Light winds.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 38 to 45. Light winds.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs 55 to 61.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 40 to 46.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 59.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows around 45.

Sunday: Rain likely. Highs 53 to 59.

Sunday Night: Rain likely. Lows around 45.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 56.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 39 to 45.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 59.
Impacts - E19 Information
46.7 FeetStages above 46.7 feet result in flooding outside the levees. Top of levee.
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.