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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
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
2016*
19,300
13.22
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
42,800
20.28
Dec 11, 2014
2014*
8,090
8.35
Feb 9, 2014
2013*
28,600
16.53
Dec 23, 2012
2012*
23,200
13.55
Mar 28, 2012
 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: Mostly clear. Breezy. Lows in the upper 20s to lower 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.

Thursday: Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Breezy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Breezy. A slight chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the 20s to upper 30s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight.

Friday: Sunny. Highs in the 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s to lower 40s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the 50s.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the 50s to lower 60s.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the 30s to mid 40s.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the 50s.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the 50s to lower 60s.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. 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.