American River Conditions

Wind Advisory

Issued:
1:29 PM PDT on March 23, 2017
Expires:
7:00 PM PDT on March 24, 2017
Chance of Rain
Thursday 03/23 50%
Chance of Rain
Chance of late night showers. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.
Rain
Friday 03/24 100%
Rain
Rain. High 54F. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near a half an inch.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 03/25 10%
Partly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 63F. Winds light and variable.
Overcast
Sunday 03/26 20%
Overcast
Cloudy skies. High 56F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of Rain
Monday 03/27 50%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with showers. High 62F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Clear
Tuesday 03/28 10%
Clear
A mainly sunny sky. High 69F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph.

High flows on the American River can be dangerous.

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Warning! This flow data has not been reviewed for accuracy.

Do not overestimate your skill or underestimate the power of the river. Knowing what the level is on the day of your visit is one way to determine if the river flow is above your level of experience.

For the latest recorded report of the river flows on the Lower American and other rivers throughout the state, call the Department of Water Resources at (800) 952-5530, or visit their Website at www.dwr.water.ca.gov.

For additional river information: Sacramento County Department of Parks and Recreation (916) 875-6672.

Life Jackets

Free preservers at Sunrise
Photo By J. G. Wirt

 

In the summer 2008, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance that requires all children under the age of 13 to wear life preservers when in the portions of public waterways within the unincorporated area of Sacramento County. More about the ordinance here.

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