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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: Nov 26 2022 at 7:48 AM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 27 2022 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
2021*
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17.08
Mar 13, 2021
2020*
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17.36
Jul 20, 2020
2019*
--
29.29
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
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27.95
Apr 8, 2018
2017*
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38.59
Feb 10, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1921 to Present) - Ranked by Stage
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)
Today: Areas of frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 63. Light winds.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 43. Light winds becoming northeast up to 10 mph after midnight.

Monday: Patchy fog and frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs 55 to 63. West winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 39. Northwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Tuesday: Areas of frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs 52 to 58. Northwest winds up to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Areas of frost. Lows 29 to 37.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Widespread frost. Highs 53 to 59.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 38 to 44.

Thursday: Rain showers likely. Highs 49 to 55.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 33 to 39.

Friday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 48 to 54.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 33 to 39.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 48 to 54.
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.