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  • No Major Rises in Russian River Expected

    No Major Rises in Russian River Expected

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    An atmospheric river arriving in central and southern California on Tuesday and Wednesday WILL NOT cause more flooding on the Russian and Napa rivers. That’s the current word from the […]

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  • Flood Recovery Resources/Events

    Flood Recovery Resources/Events

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      If you need help recovering from flood damage across Sonoma County, the County of Sonoma has set up debris removal sites, a community information event, and is opening a […]

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  • Guerneville Flood Cleanup Begins

    Guerneville Flood Cleanup Begins

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    Just hours after emerging from near historic flooding, the Russian River town of Guerneville got back to work, and recovery.  Everywhere, the spirit of resilience was on display. Karl Van […]

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  • The Barlow Dries Out

    The Barlow Dries Out

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    Sebastopol’s popular Barlow shopping district has begun to dry out and return to normal, two days after the worst flooding in its short history. Karl Van Amburg and producer Michon […]

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  • Good News. Next Atmospheric River Headed South.

    Good News. Next Atmospheric River Headed South.

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    As Sonoma County and the North Bay begin to dry out and recover from near historic flooding caused by atmospheric river storms this week, some forecasters have warned of another […]

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  • Monte Rio Emerges From Flood

    Monte Rio Emerges From Flood

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    Tiny Monte Rio, inundated by near historic flooding of the Russian River, pulls together to ride out the storms and begin recovery.

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  • Live in Monte Rio – Russian Still High, Recovery Begins

    Live in Monte Rio – Russian Still High, Recovery Begins

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    Live report from Monte Rio, near Guerneville, where the Russian River is still raging, and cleanup and recovery is just getting underway.

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  • Live in Sebastopol – Flooded Barlow Begins Cleanup

    Live in Sebastopol – Flooded Barlow Begins Cleanup

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    As flood waters slowly receed, the Barlow shops in Sebastopol are beginning their recovery and cleanup.

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  • Russian River Receeding.  Slowly.

    Russian River Receeding. Slowly.

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    The Russian River has returned to its banks near Healdsburg, after flooding thousands of acres of farmland and towns between Cloverdale and Healdsburg. Meanwhile the river’s levels are dropping on […]

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  • Russian River Goes on Rampage

    Russian River Goes on Rampage

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    In the worst flooding in more than two decades, the Russian River left it’s banks to flood thousands of acres across Sonoma County, turning many fields into lakes and sending […]

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  • Sonoma County Declares Storm Emergency

    Sonoma County Declares Storm Emergency

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    In an effort to beef up storm recovery and get help from the state of California, Sonoma County officials on Tuesday declared a local state of emergency.  The declaration means […]

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  • Aerial Views Over Flooding

    Aerial Views Over Flooding

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    Some spectacular aerial drone shots taken today over western Sonoma County by Zachary Peterson.  They show flooding in Sebastopol where the closure of Hwy 12 from the east has left […]

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