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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
Issuance Time: Jan 16 2018 at 7:34 AM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 16 2018 at 3:00 PM PST
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
2016*
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29.49
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
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20.05
Dec 16, 2014
2014*
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17.36
Jun 20, 2014
2013*
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25.49
Dec 26, 2012
2012*
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19.83
May 02, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1921 to Present)
1951
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45.70**
Nov 21, 1950
1986*
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43.40***
Feb 19, 1986****
1928
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43.40
Mar 26, 1928
1997*
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42.70
Jan 03, 1997*****
1963*
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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.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning. Areas of fog in the morning. Highs around 59. Light winds.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows around 45. Light winds.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs around 60. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows around 46. South winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday: Cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs around 57. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows around 43.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 53.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 36.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 52.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 38.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 52.

Sunday Night: Rain likely. Lows around 42.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 54.
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.