Sonoma County Flooding Updates

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  • The Russian River continues to rise, having passed 41 feet Wednesday morning at Guerneville, on its way to 46 feet at 10pm Wednesday, the highest crest in 23 years.
  • The Russian River at Healdsburg is near 27 feet, 4 feet over flood stage resulting in moderate flooding to the north and south of Healdsburg.
  • All roads in and out of Guerneville were closed as of 4AM, the Sonoma Sheriff’s office reporting on Twitter that Guerneville is an Island as of 5AM.
  • Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for communities along Russian River.  Link for more information
  • At 6AM, new shelters for those evacuated opened at Santa Rosa Veterans Building and Healdsburg Community Center.  Other shelters are at Sebastopol Center for the Arts and Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Grace Pavilion.
  • Traffic along River Road, the main artery into Guerneville is being held at Forestville.
  • Highway 37 is closed at Atherton Avenue due to flooding.
  • Numerous road closures throughout Sonoma County.  Link for latest info:
  • Interactive Flood Map issued by Sonoma County, showing locations of road closures, school closures, flooding and other hazards. 

Flood Map

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