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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
Issuance Time: Dec 10 2018 at 1:34 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 11 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
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
2017*
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38.59
Feb 10, 2017
2016*
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29.49
Mar 15, 2016
2015*
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20.05
Dec 16, 2014
2014*
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17.36
Jun 20, 2014
2013*
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25.49
Dec 26, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1921 to Present)
1951
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45.70**
Nov 21, 1950
1986*
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43.40***
Feb 19, 1986****
1928
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43.40
Mar 26, 1928
1997*
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42.70
Jan 03, 1997*****
1963*
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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 and must be applied to all data before date to convert to NAVD88
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ017)
Today: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Areas of fog and locally dense in the morning. Highs 55 to 61. Light winds becoming northwest up to 10 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 37 to 43. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds up to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 41. North winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs around 59. Light winds.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 43.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 58.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 38 to 44.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Highs around 58.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows around 44.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Rain likely. Highs around 57. Lows 40 to 46.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs around 58.
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.