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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
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
2016*
3,540
55.40
Mar 15, 2016
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
 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)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 45 to 53. Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable after midnight.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 80 to 85. East winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 49 to 56. Light winds.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 84 to 89. Light winds.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 50 to 58. Light winds.

Wednesday through Sunday: Clear. Highs 78 to 88. Lows 47 to 57.
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.