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RUSSIAN RIVER - HEALDSBURG (HEAC1)
Latitude: 38.61º NLongitude: 122.84º WElevation: 77 Feet
Location: Sonoma County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Russian Napa
Issuance Time: May 22 2017 at 6:59 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 23 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 20.0 FeetFlood Stage: 23.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
42,800
20.28
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
8,090
8.35
Feb 9, 2014
2013*
28,600
16.53
Dec 23, 2012
2012*
23,200
13.55
Mar 28, 2012
2011*
25,800
14.40
Mar 24, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1939 to Present)
1995*
73,000
26.23
Jan 9, 1995
1965*
71,300
27.00
Dec 23, 1964
1986*
71,100
25.81
Feb 17, 1986
1997*
65,700
24.61
Jan 01, 1997
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ506)
Tonight: Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s to lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the 40s to mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the 60s to 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s.

Thursday Night through Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s.

Saturday through Memorial Day: Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Lows in the 40s to mid 50s.
Impacts - E19 Information
23.0 FeetMinor flooding of banks in rural areas and farm land along the reach of the gage.
25.0 FeetMinor flooding continues. Low-lying areas south of US 101 begin to flood.
27.0 FeetModerate flooding begins along the reach. Some secondary roads south of US 101 begin to flood.
29.0 FeetMajor flooding begins along the reach. Homes, businesses, and secondary roads in the lowest sections of Healdsburg begin to flood. Lower portions of the Alexander Valley begin to flood.
30.0 FeetMajor flooding continues. Extensive flooding begins in the agricultural sections of the Alexander Valley.
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 San Francisco Bay Area-Monterey 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.