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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
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)
Today: Sunny. Highs around 83. North winds to around 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 54 to 60. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Sunny. Highs around 86. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 58 to 64. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs around 87. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows around 64.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 90 to 95.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows around 63.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 86 to 92. Lows around 62.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 78 to 84. Lows around 59.

Saturday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs around 75.
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.