National Weather Service California Nevada River Forecast Center Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service
 | 

AMERICAN RIVER - SACRAMENTO AT H STREET (SAMC1)
Latitude: 38.57º NLongitude: 121.42º WElevation: 45 Feet
Location: Sacramento County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Lower Sacramento
Monitor Stage: 39.0 FeetFlood Stage: 42.0 FeetDanger Stage: 43.0 Feet

Observed Data Credit
Gage owner logo

Raw streamflow data is provided by the California Department of Water Resources.
View CA DWR Data for this station location.

Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
--
20.05
Dec 16, 2014
2014*
--
17.36
Jun 20, 2014
2013*
--
25.49
Dec 26, 2012
2012*
--
19.83
May 02, 2012
2011*
--
30.73
Mar 21, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1921 to Present)
1951
--
45.70**
Nov 21, 1950
1986*
--
43.40***
Feb 19, 1986****
1928
--
43.40
Mar 26, 1928
1997*
--
42.70
Jan 03, 1997*****
1963*
--
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.
Location Photographs
ESRI™ Locator Map
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Breezy. Highs around 66. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, breezy. Lows 42 to 48. Northwest winds 10 to 25 mph.

Friday: Sunny, windy. Highs around 71. North winds 15 to 30 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, windy. Lows 45 to 53. North winds 15 to 30 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs around 76. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 55.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 74 to 80.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 45 to 51.

Monday and Monday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 68 to 73. Lows 45 to 51.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 71 to 77. Lows around 47.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 69 to 75.
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.