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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: Feb 23 2017 at 1:45 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 24 2017 at 9:00 AM 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
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)
Today: Patchy frost in the morning. Partly cloudy. Highs 52 to 57. Light winds.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows around 37. South winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 51 to 57. Light winds.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows around 35. North winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 53 to 58. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 37 to 43.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 53 to 58.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows around 38.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 54 to 59. Lows 36 to 42.

Wednesday and Wednesday Night: Clear. Highs around 60. Lows 36 to 44.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 63.
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.