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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: Jun 20 2024 at 7:25 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jun 21 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
2023*
26,400
16.45
Jan 9, 2023
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
 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)
Today: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Areas of fog in the morning. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Areas of fog after midnight. Lows in the 40s to upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Areas of fog in the morning. Haze in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s to lower 90s. South winds up to 5 mph increasing to southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear except patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s to mid 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph decreasing to up to 5 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the 80s to 90s. South winds up to 5 mph increasing to southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 90s.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear except patchy fog. Lows in the 40s to mid 50s.

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

Monday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows in the 40s to mid 50s.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 90s. Lows in the 40s to upper 50s.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 90s.
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.