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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: Oct 15 2019 at 7:41 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 16 2019 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
2018*
10,800
9.76
Mar 22, 2018
2017*
42,500
20.32
Jan 11, 2017
2016*
19,300
13.22
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
42,800
20.28
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
8,090
8.35
Feb 9, 2014
 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)
Rest of Today: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s to lower 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in the lower 40s to mid 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Highs in the 60s to mid 70s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

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

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

Saturday: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s.

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