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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: Feb 22 2018 at 1:23 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 23 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
2016*
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29.49
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
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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
2012*
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19.83
May 02, 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.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Patchy frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs around 54. North winds up to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 28 to 34. Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the evening becoming light.

Saturday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy frost in the morning. Highs 53 to 59. Light winds becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows 30 to 38. West winds around 10 mph shifting to the north up to 10 mph after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 57 to 63. Northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows 36 to 42.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 50 to 56.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 32 to 39.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 56 to 62.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Lows 33 to 39. Highs 54 to 60.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 37 to 43.

Thursday: Rain showers likely. Highs around 55.
Impacts - E19 Information
46.7 FeetStages above 46.7 feet result in flooding outside the levees. Top of levee.
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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.