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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
Issuance Time: Nov 19 2017 at 8:16 AM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 20 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 143.0 FeetFlood Stage: 148.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016
77,947
142.43
Jan 18, 2016
2015
124,356
148.32
Dec 12, 2014
2014
33,000
135.42
Mar 4, 2014
2013
85,600
143.47
Dec 3, 2012
2012
44,073
137.35
Mar 28, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - January 1927 to Present)
1997
155,300
150.92
Jan 2, 1997
1970
160,700
150.80
Jan 24, 1970
1983
159,600
150.77
Mar 1, 1983
1995
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150.65
Jan 10, 1995
1986
160,900
150.53
Feb 18, 1986
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ016)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 49. East winds up to 10 mph.

Monday: Cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Highs around 57. Southeast winds up to 15 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows around 51. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Warmer. Highs around 68. Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming light.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 54. Light winds.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 71.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 51 to 57.

Thanksgiving Day and Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 67. Lows 50 to 57.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 66.

Friday Night through Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 47 to 55. Highs around 65.
Impacts - E19 Information
138.5 FeetWest Sacramento Avenue and River Road north of Big Chico Creek flood 1.5 hours after the Hamilton City gage reaches 138.5 and 138.8 feet.
148.0 FeetOverflow begins on the east bank of the river, from near Wilson Landing Road to Highway 32.
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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.