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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: Mar 23 2017 at 1:47 PM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 24 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
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)
Tonight: Cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows 45 to 51. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Rain, windy. Highs around 56. Southeast winds 15 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 43 to 49. Southeast winds up to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs around 63. Light winds.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 46. Light winds.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 57.

Sunday Night: Rain. Lows 44 to 50.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 63.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 43 to 49.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs around 70. Lows 43 to 52.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 73.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 49.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 69.
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.