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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: Sep 16 2019 at 7:55 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 17 2019 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
2018*
10,800
9.76
Mar 22, 2018
2017*
42,500
20.32
Jan 11, 2017
2016*
19,300
13.22
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
42,800
20.28
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
8,090
8.35
Feb 9, 2014
 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)
Rest of Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 40s to mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph and becoming west 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of showers 20 percent.

Wednesday Night: Clear. Lows in the 40s to upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s.

Thursday Night through Saturday Night: Clear. Lows in the upper 40s to lower 60s. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 90s.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs in the 70s to 80s.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the 50s.

Monday: Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 90s.
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.