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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
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
2023*
--
31.13
Mar 15, 2023
2022*
--
17.92
Jan 8, 2022
2021*
--
17.08
Mar 13, 2021
2020*
--
17.36
Jul 20, 2020
2019*
--
29.29
Feb 27, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1921 to Present) - Ranked by Stage
1951
--
45.70**
Nov 21, 1950
1986*
--
43.40***
Feb 19, 1986****
1928
--
43.40
Mar 26, 1928
1997*
--
42.70
Jan 03, 1997*****
1963*
--
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: Clear. Lows 53 to 60. South winds up to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Highs 90 to 96. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows 52 to 60. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 86 to 92. Northwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows 55 to 63. Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs 86 to 92.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 56 to 62.

Monday and Monday Night: Clear. Highs 80 to 86. Lows 53 to 62.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Clear. Highs 85 to 91. Lows 53 to 61.

Juneteenth through Thursday: Clear. Highs 90 to 100. Lows 55 to 63.
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.