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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
2021*
--
17.08
Mar 13, 2021
2020*
--
17.36
Jul 20, 2020
2019*
--
29.29
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
--
27.95
Apr 8, 2018
2017*
--
38.59
Feb 10, 2017
 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)
Today: Sunny. Highs 85 to 91. Light winds becoming southwest up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 60. South winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 81 to 87. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 53 to 61. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 83 to 89. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 54 to 61.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 84 to 90.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Clear. Lows 55 to 63. Highs 84 to 92.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly clear. Lows 56 to 65. Highs 86 to 93.

Thursday Night and Friday: Clear. Lows 56 to 66. Highs 87 to 94.
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.