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SAN JOAQUIN RIVER - NEWMAN (NWMC1)
Latitude: 37.35º NLongitude: 120.98º WElevation: 90 Feet
Location: Merced County in CaliforniaRiver Group: San Joaquin
Issuance Time: Mar 23 2017 at 2:36 PM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 24 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 63.0 FeetFlood Stage: 69.4 FeetDanger Stage: 70.4 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
1,080
51.07
Oct 29, 2014
2014*
1,060
50.64
Oct 27, 2013
2013*
2,230
52.66
Dec 28, 2012
2012*
1,780
52.23
Oct 29, 2012
2011*
19,300
65.11
Mar 31, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Apr 1912 to Present)
1997*
36,200
66.14
Jan 28, 1997
1938*
33,000
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Mar 07, 1938
1983*
30,700
65.78
Mar 04, 1983
1969*
28,000
65.90
Feb 26, 1969
2006*
24,600
66.26
Apr 09, 2006
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ090)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 69. Light winds in the morning becoming northwest up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 44 to 49. Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable after midnight.

Friday: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs 59 to 67. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Rain in the evening, then showers after midnight. Lows 47 to 52. East winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 65 to 70. Light winds in the morning becoming northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 43 to 48.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Highs 62 to 67.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows 45 to 50.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 62 to 67.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows 41 to 46.

Tuesday through Wednesday: Mostly clear. Highs 67 to 75. Lows 41 to 47.
Impacts - E19 Information
62.0 FeetWater seepage begins outside the levee along the river, near the Newman waste water treatment plant.
63.0 FeetLevee patrols required.
63.6 FeetSand Slough will flow.
65.0 FeetThe Fisherman's Bend Trailer Park north of Hills Ferry Road begins to flood.
66.14 FeetPeak stage of record (01/28/1997).
69.4 FeetProject flood stage.
70.0 FeetTop of the city local levee surroundings the Newman waste water treatment plant.
70.4 FeetDanger stage.
71.7 FeetTop of levee on the right bank.
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 San Joaquin Valley-Hanford 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.