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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: Dec 10 2018 at 8:15 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 10 2018 at 3:00 PM PST
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
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
2013*
28,600
16.53
Dec 23, 2012
 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)
Today: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Scattered showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph and becoming west 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the 30s to 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s to lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 30s to 40s.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s to upper 40s.

Friday: Rain likely. Highs in the 50s.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s to upper 40s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the 50s.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s to lower 50s.

Sunday: Rain likely. Highs in the 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.