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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
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
2016*
--
29.49
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
--
20.05
Dec 16, 2014
2014*
--
17.36
Jun 20, 2014
2013*
--
25.49
Dec 26, 2012
2012*
--
19.83
May 02, 2012
 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.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Mostly sunny. Highs around 71. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear. Lows 43 to 53. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs around 77. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows 47 to 57. North winds up to 15 mph.

Monday: Sunny, warmer. Highs 82 to 88. Northwest winds up to 15 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows 51 to 61.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs 81 to 87.

Tuesday Night through Friday: Clear. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 80 to 87.
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.