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RUSSIAN RIVER - GUERNEVILLE (GUEC1)
Latitude: 38.50º NLongitude: 123.00º WElevation: 65 Feet
Location: Sonoma County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Russian Napa
Monitor Stage: 29.0 FeetFlood Stage: 32.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
32,500
26.72
Mar 11, 2016
2015*
42,900
36.10
Dec 12, 2014
2014*
17,300
19.17
Feb 9, 2014
2013*
38,400
32.79
Dec 24, 2012
2012*
26,800
24.99
Mar 28, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - February 1940 to Present)
1986*
102,000
48.56
Feb 18, 1986
1995*
93,900
48.01
Feb 19, 1995
1965*
93,400
49.60
Dec 23, 1964
1956
90,100
49.70
Dec 23, 1955
1940
88,400
46.87
Feb 28, 1940
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ506)
Rest of Tonight: Clear, breezy. Lows in the upper 40s to lower 60s. West winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph after midnight.

Monday: Sunny, breezy. Highs in the lower 80s to mid 90s. South winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Clear, breezy. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to north 20 to 30 mph after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny, breezy. Highs in the lower 80s to mid 90s. East winds 20 to 30 mph and becoming west 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows in the upper 40s to lower 60s. West winds 10 to 20 mph and becoming 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 90s.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 60s.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows in the 40s to 50s.

Friday: Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s.

Friday Night and Saturday: Clear. Lows in the lower 40s to mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s to mid 50s. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s.
Impacts - E19 Information
32.0 FeetMinor flooding. Lower Mill Street in Guerneville and Old Bohemian Hwy in Monte Rio is closed.
32.5 FeetIn Guerneville the intersection of Hwy 116 and Neely Road is closed. Mays Canyon Road by the Old Rodeo Grounds is closed.
33.0 FeetIn Guerneville the intersection of Hwy 116 and Drake Road is closed. In Monte Rio, Willow and Alder Streets flood. In Forestville, Marabel Trailer Park begins to flood.
34.0 FeetIn Guerneville, flooding begins at Johnsons Resort, Parkers Resort, Creekside Resort, and Riverside Park. In Northwood, Lower Redwood Drive begins to flood.
35.0 FeetNumerous businesses and homes in the lowest sections of towns begin to flood. In Guerneville, Sonoma West Inn begins to flood. More extensive flooding occurs at Parkers Resort. In Northwood, Lower Redwood Drive floods.
36.0 FeetIn Forestville, Marabel Park Resort and Marabel Trailer Park flood. In Guerneville, Fern Road at Hwy 116 floods.
37.0 FeetIn Forestville, Marabel Road at River Road floods. In Guerneville, River Road east of Guerneville floods. Mill Street and 5th Street flood. In Monte Rio, River Blvd east of Monte Rio floods.
38.0 FeetIn Duncan Mills, Freezout Road at Moscow Road floods. In Guerenville, Park Cazadero Road at Hwy 116 floods.
39.0 FeetWest of Duncan Mills, Hwy 116 closed. In Hacienda, River Road floods. In Rio Nido, Canyon 7 Road at the miniature golf course floods. In Guerneville, the Triple R Resort begins to flood.
40.0 FeetIn Guerneville, travel on River Road very difficult. In Northwood, Upper Redwood Drive floods. In Cazadero, Austin Creek Road floods.
41.5 FeetIn Guerneville, River Road closed. In Monte Rio, the main intersections flood. Monte Rio Elementary School begins to flood.
44.0 FeetIn Guerneville, Hwy 116 west of town closed. Safeway floods. In Monte Rio and Guerneville Park, the main business sections flood. Travel in most areas nearly impossible.
46.0 FeetIn Guerneville, much of downtown floods. The Guerneville Post Office begins to flood. In Rio Nido, River Road floods.
47.0 FeetIn Guerneville, businesses on the north side of Main Street flood. Travel most areas impossible.
48.5 FeetIn Guerneville, the Veterans Building and Sheriffs Substation begin to flood.
49.5 FeetFlood of Record. 02/18/1986 (102,000 cfs)
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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.