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RUSSIAN RIVER - GUERNEVILLE (GUEC1)
Latitude: 38.50º NLongitude: 123.00º WElevation: 65 Feet
Location: Sonoma County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Russian Napa
Issuance Time: Feb 15 2019 at 8:50 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 15 2019 at 3:00 PM PST
Monitor Stage: 29.0 FeetFlood Stage: 32.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
64,500
37.82
Jan 11, 2017
2016*
32,500
26.72
Mar 11, 2016
2015*
42,900
36.10
Dec 12, 2014
2014*
17,300
19.17
Feb 9, 2014
2013*
38,400
32.79
Dec 24, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - February 1940 to Present)
1986*
102,000
48.56
Feb 18, 1986
1995*
93,900
48.01
Feb 19, 1995
1965*
93,400
49.60
Dec 23, 1964
1956
90,100
49.70
Dec 23, 1955
1940
88,400
46.87
Feb 28, 1940
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ506)
Rest of Today: Breezy. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph and Becoming west 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Showers likely. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail in the evening. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of showers 20 percent.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of showers 20 percent.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s.

Washingtons Birthday and Monday Night: Mostly clear. Highs in the 50s. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 50s. Lows in the 30s to mid 40s.

Wednesday through Thursday: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s.
Impacts - E19 Information
32.0 FeetMinor flooding. Lower Mill Street in Guerneville and Old Bohemian Hwy in Monte Rio is closed.
32.5 FeetIn Guerneville the intersection of Hwy 116 and Neely Road is closed. Mays Canyon Road by the Old Rodeo Grounds is closed.
33.0 FeetIn Guerneville the intersection of Hwy 116 and Drake Road is closed. In Monte Rio, Willow and Alder Streets flood. In Forestville, Mirabel Trailer Park begins to flood.
34.0 FeetIn Guerneville, flooding begins at Johnsons Resort, Parkers Resort, Creekside Resort, and Riverside Park. In Northwood, Lower Redwood Drive begins to flood.
35.0 FeetNumerous businesses and homes in the lowest sections of towns begin to flood. In Guerneville, Sonoma West Inn begins to flood. More extensive flooding occurs at Parkers Resort. In Northwood, Lower Redwood Drive floods.
36.0 FeetIn Forestville, Mirabel Park Resort and Mirabel Trailer Park flood. In Guerneville, Fern Road at Hwy 116 floods.
37.0 FeetIn Forestville, Mirabel Road at River Road floods. In Guerneville, River Road east of Guerneville floods. Mill Street and 5th Street flood. In Monte Rio, River Blvd east of Monte Rio floods.
38.0 FeetIn Duncan Mills, Freezout Road at Moscow Road floods. In Guerenville, Park Cazadero Road at Hwy 116 floods.
39.0 FeetWest of Duncan Mills, Hwy 116 closed. In Hacienda, River Road floods. In Rio Nido, Canyon 7 Road at the miniature golf course floods. In Guerneville, the Triple R Resort begins to flood.
40.0 FeetIn Guerneville, travel on River Road very difficult. In Northwood, Upper Redwood Drive floods. In Cazadero, Austin Creek Road floods.
41.5 FeetIn Guerneville, River Road closed. In Monte Rio, the main intersections flood. Monte Rio Elementary School begins to flood.
44.0 FeetIn Guerneville, Hwy 116 west of town closed. Safeway floods. In Monte Rio and Guerneville Park, the main business sections flood. Travel in most areas nearly impossible.
46.0 FeetIn Guerneville, much of downtown floods. The Guerneville Post Office begins to flood. In Rio Nido, River Road floods.
47.0 FeetIn Guerneville, businesses on the north side of Main Street flood. Travel most areas impossible.
48.5 FeetIn Guerneville, the Veterans Building and Sheriffs Substation begin to flood.
49.5 FeetFlood of Record. 02/18/1986 (102,000 cfs)
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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.