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SAN JOAQUIN RIVER - PATTERSON (PATC1)
Latitude: 37.49º NLongitude: 121.08º WElevation: 97 Feet
Location: Stanislaus County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Monitor Stage: 48.0 FeetFlood Stage: 54.7 FeetDanger Stage: 55.7 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2023
24,500
52.24
Mar 27, 2023
2022
1,190
33.41
Dec 31, 2021
2021
1,770
34.50
Feb 1, 2021
2020
3,120
37.40
Oct 2, 2019
2019
11,800
45.31
Jun 5, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1969 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1983*
28,700
51.26
Mar 4, 1983
2006* 27,612 50.97 Apr 10, 2006
2017
25,600
51.71
Feb 22, 2017
1980*
24,900
50.57
Feb 25, 1980
2023
24,500
52.24
Mar 27, 2023
1938*
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50.50
Jun 13, 1938
1986* 23,000 49.65 Mar 18, 1986
* Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
** Most recent continuous record back to Oct 1969 with segmented periods back to Apr 1938
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ019)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 52 to 60. Northwest winds up to 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 87 to 94. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 54 to 64. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 93 to 100. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows 61 to 71. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 99 to 106.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 62 to 72.

Sunday through Wednesday: Clear. Highs 94 to 104. Lows 60 to 70.
Impacts - E19 Information
58.3 FeetStages above 58.3 feet result in flooding outside the levee. 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.