American River Conditions

Areal Flood Advisory

Issued:
8:47 AM PDT on May 23, 2017
Expires:
8:30 AM PDT on May 30, 2017
Clear
Sunday 05/28 0%
Clear
Sunny. High 87F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 05/29 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 88F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 05/30 10%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 81F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 05/31 50%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers in the morning, then sunny in the afternoon. High near 80F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Clear
Thursday 06/01 10%
Clear
Sunny skies. High 86F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Friday 06/02 0%
Clear
Sunny skies. High near 90F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 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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