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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: Jul 29 2015 at 7:59 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jul 30 2015 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
2014*
8,090
8.35
Feb 9, 2014
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
 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: Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy dense fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 90s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Breezy. Lows in the 50s to mid 60s. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 90s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the 50s to mid 60s. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Sunday through Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 70s to 80s. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s. 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.

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