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SACRAMENTO RIVER - HAMILTON CITY (HAMC1)
Latitude: 39.75º NLongitude: 122.00º WElevation: 125 Feet
Location: Glenn County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 142.0 FeetFlood Stage: 147.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2023
105,300
146.79
Mar 15, 2023
2022
47,500
137.98
Oct 25, 2021
2021
13,300
130.71
Jan 29, 2021
2020
28,100
134.20
Jan 27, 2020
2019
117,800
147.87
Feb 27, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1927 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1986
160,900
150.53
Feb 18, 1986
1970
160,700
150.80
Jan 24, 1970
1983
159,600
150.77
Mar 1, 1983
1997
155,300
150.92
Jan 2, 1997
1995
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150.65
Jan 10, 1995
 * Datum changed from USED to NAVD88 on 10/01/2019. The difference is -0.8 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   (CAZ016)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs 102 to 108. Light winds becoming south up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 72 to 80. South winds up to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 101 to 107. Southeast winds up to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows 68 to 76. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 97 to 103. Southeast winds up to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, cooler. Lows 61 to 71.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 89 to 95.

Friday Night through Monday: Clear. Lows 55 to 64. Highs 86 to 96.
Impacts - E19 Information
147.2 FeetOverflow begins on the east bank of the river, from near Wilson Landing Road to Highway 32.
146.8 FeetWater at top of Irvine Finch boat ramp.
145.1 FeetWater inundates Phase 2A restoration area north of Hwy 32 bridge inside of levee; touches toe of levee.
144.0 FeetCounty Road 23 in Glenn County closes east of RD 2140 levee as a result of water on roadway.
137.7 FeetWest Sacramento Avenue and River Road north of Big Chico Creek flood 1.5 hours after the Hamilton City gage reaches 137.7-138.0 feet.
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.