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NAPA RIVER - SAINT HELENA (SHEC1)
Latitude: 38.51º NLongitude: 122.45º WElevation: 195 Feet
Location: Napa County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Russian Napa
Issuance Time: Jan 18 2017 at 2:12 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 18 2017 at 9:00 PM PST
Monitor Stage: N/A Flood Stage: 16.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
5,540
15.63
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
2,200
8.77
Feb 9, 2014
2013*
9,690
16.87
Dec 23, 2012
2012*
3,500 10.95 Mar 14, 2012
2011* 7,330 14.99 Mar 20, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jun 2000 to Present)*
2006*
18,300
23.61
Dec 31, 2005
1986
16,900***
18.52
Feb 17, 1986
1997 13,100 17.70 Jan 1, 1997
1956
12,600
15.17
Dec 22, 1955
1963 12,300 15.30 Jan 31, 1963
* Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
** Most recent continuous record back to Jun 2000 with segmented periods back to Oct 1929
*** Flood of record at old gage site
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ506)
Rest of Today: Very windy. Rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Rain may be heavy at times. Highs in the 50s. Southeast winds 35 to 45 mph.

Tonight: Breezy. Rain in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight. Rain may be heavy at times in the evening. Lows in the 40s. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the 40s to upper 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Very windy. Rain. A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Rain may be heavy at times. Lows in the 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to southeast 35 to 45 mph after midnight.

Friday: Very windy. Rain in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms. Rain likely in the afternoon. Rain may be heavy at times in the morning. Highs in the 40s to upper 50s. Southeast winds 35 to 45 mph and becoming west 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Cloudy and breezy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 30s to upper 40s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Breezy. A chance of showers. Highs in the 40s to upper 50s.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Breezy and rain. Lows in the 30s to upper 40s. Highs in the 40s to upper 50s.

Sunday Night: Showers likely. Lows in the lower 30s to mid 40s.

Monday: Cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the lower 30s to mid 40s. Highs in the 40s to upper 50s.
Impacts - E19 Information
16.0 FeetFlood Stage. Minor flooding begins to affect the entire reach including the lowest areas of towns along the reach. Rural areas including many secondary roads affected. Primary roads begin to flood.
18.0 FeetModerate flooding of the lower portions of towns along the entire reach. Crop losses and erosion of land becoming widespread. Most secondary and many primary roads inundated.
19.0 FeetMajor flooding throughout the upper Napa Valley with most roads inundated making travel extremely difficult. Moderate to severe damage to all towns along the reach.
20.0 FeetDisastrous flooding across upper Napa Valley with travel essentially impossible. Extreme damage to all towns along the reach.
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.