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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: Apr 29 2017 at 8:26 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 30 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
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
2011*
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30.73
Mar 21, 2011
 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)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 50 to 56. North winds 5 to 15 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs 79 to 85. Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the northwest up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 53 to 59. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight.

Monday: Sunny, breezy. Highs 82 to 88. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to 10 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 54 to 62. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 83 to 89.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 59 to 65.

Wednesday through Thursday Night: Clear. Highs 83 to 91. Lows 59 to 65.

Friday through Saturday: Mostly clear. Highs 74 to 84. Lows 53 to 59.
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.