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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: Jan 18 2020 at 8:35 AM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 19 2020 at 9:00 AM 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
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)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s to mid 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Cloudy. Highs in the 50s to lower 60s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Cloudy. Lows in the 30s to upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Martin Luther King Jr Day: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. East winds up to 5 mph and becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Tuesday: Rain. Highs in the 50s.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in the 30s to upper 40s.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. A slight chance of rain. Lows in the 30s to upper 40s.

Thursday through Friday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Lows in the 30s to upper 40s.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in the 40s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s 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.