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RUSSIAN RIVER - HEALDSBURG (HEAC1)
Latitude: 38.61º NLongitude: 122.84º WElevation: 77 Feet
Location: Sonoma County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Russian NapaRiver Group: Russian Napa
Issuance Time: May 18 2024 at 8:43 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 19 2024 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
2022*
17,900
13.55
Oct 25, 2021
2021*
1,740
3.95
Feb 2, 2021
2020*
7,050
7.63
Dec 7, 2019
2019*
67,300
26.84
Feb 27, 2019
2018*
10,800
9.76
Mar 22, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1939 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1995*
73,000
26.23
Jan 9, 1995
1965*
71,300
27.00
Dec 23, 1964
1986*
71,100
25.81
Feb 17, 1986
2019*
67,300
26.84
Feb 27, 2019
1997*
65,700
24.61
Jan 01, 1997
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ506)
Tonight: Mostly clear except patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph increasing to west 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Clear. Lows in the 40s to mid 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

Monday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Clear. Lows in the mid 40s to upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s.

Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.

Wednesday through Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Lows in the 40s to mid 50s.

Friday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Highs in the 60s to 70s.

Friday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Saturday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s.
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.