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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 05 2016 at 7:45 AM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 05 2016 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
2015*
42,800
20.28
Dec 11, 2014
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
 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: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the 50s to lower 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s to mid 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the 40s to upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s to lower 40s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy frost in the morning. A chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the 40s to mid 50s. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph and becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.

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

Thursday and Thursday Night: Rain likely. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 60s. Lows in the lower 40s to mid 50s.

Friday through Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Highs in the 50s to lower 60s. Lows in the 40s to 50s.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 60s.
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.