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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: May 25 2019 at 8:46 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 26 2019 at 9:00 AM PDT
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 cloudy. Numerous rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 61 to 67. South winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. South winds up to 10 mph.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 68 to 74. South winds up to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 52. South winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Warmer. Highs 78 to 86. Northwest winds up to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 60.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 80 to 86.

Wednesday Night through Saturday: Mostly clear. Lows around 58. Highs 78 to 88.
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.