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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: Sep 29 2020 at 8:58 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 30 2020 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
2019*
67,300
26.84
Feb 27, 2019
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
 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
2019*
67,300
26.84
Feb 27, 2019
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. Haze and areas of smoke. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 90s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Haze and areas of smoke. Lows in the lower 50s to mid 60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Haze and areas of smoke. Highs in the lower 80s to mid 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Haze and areas of smoke. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Haze and areas of smoke. Highs mid 80s to 101. West winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Clear. Haze and areas of smoke. Lows in the mid 50s to upper 60s.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 80s to mid 90s. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the 70s to 80s.

Saturday Night through Monday: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s to lower 60s. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 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.