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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
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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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ506)
Today: Breezy. Rain in the morning, then showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the 40s to upper 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Breezy. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.

Saturday: Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the 40s to mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Showers likely in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the 30s to mid 40s. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the 30s to mid 40s.

Monday: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the 50s.

Monday Night through Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the 40s. Highs in the 50s to lower 60s.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s.

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. 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.
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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.