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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: Jan 29 2015 at 1:10 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 30 2015 at 9:00 AM 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
2013*
28,600
16.53
Dec 23, 2012
2012*
23,200
13.55
Mar 28, 2012
2011*
25,800
14.40
Mar 24, 2011
2010*
27,800
15.03
Jan 20, 2010
2009*
15,500
10.78
Feb 23, 2009
 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)
Tonight: Mostly clear except patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s to lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows in the upper 30s to lower 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s to lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 70s.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 50s. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 70s.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 70s.

Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s to mid 50s. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 70s.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 70s.
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.

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Raw streamflow data is provided by the US Geological Survey (USGS).
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