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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 20 2019 at 1:54 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 21 2019 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*
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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
 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 cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the evening. Colder. Lows 31 to 39. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Breezy. Highs 51 to 56. Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph shifting to the north 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 30 to 36. North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Friday: Areas of frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs around 55. Northwest winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the morning.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 35. Light winds.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 58.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows around 42.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 55.

Sunday Night through Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows around 44. Highs 52 to 58.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Highs 58 to 63.
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.