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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: Feb 23 2017 at 1:38 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 24 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
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
2011
102,687
145.68
Mar 21, 2011
 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)
Today: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy frost in the morning. Highs 50 to 56. Light winds.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 34 to 40. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 50 to 56. Light winds.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows 32 to 38. Light winds.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 55. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 35 to 41.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 55.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 35 to 41.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs around 57. Lows 35 to 41.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Clear. Highs around 61. Lows 38 to 44.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 61 to 67.
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.