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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
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.
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Tonight: Clear. Lows 59 to 67. Southwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the south after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny and very warm. Highs 93 to 101. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 55 to 63. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny and not as warm. Highs 83 to 93. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 57. South winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 77 to 85.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows 50 to 56.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly clear. Highs 74 to 82. Lows 50 to 56.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 80 to 88.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Clear. Lows 53 to 59. Highs 81 to 91.

Sunday Night and Memorial Day: Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 61. Highs 84 to 94.
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.