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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 27 2021 at 7:41 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 28 2021 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
2020*
7,050
7.63
Dec 7, 2019
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
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1939 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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)
Today: Sunny, breezy. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Breezy. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight.

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

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 40s to upper 50s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 40s to upper 50s.

Friday through Sunday: Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s. Lows in the 40s to upper 50s.

Sunday Night and Monday: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 40s to upper 50s. Highs in the upper 60s 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.