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CURRENT RIVER INFORMATION

2005-2006 Flood Photos

Current Russian River conditions at Guerneville compared to greatest recorded floods.  

Top Floods (documented)

1.  48.8 - 2/18/1986
2.  48.0 - 1/10/1995
3.  47.6 - 12/23/1955
4.  47.4 - 12/23/1964
5.  46.9 - 2/28/1940
6.  45.0 - 1/1/1997
7.  42.5 - 1/5/1966
8.  41.8 - 1/1/2006
9.  41.5 - 3/10/1995
10. 41.3 - 1/24/1970
11. 41.1 - 2/1/1963
12. 40.7 - 1/17/1974
13. 40.4 - 1/27/1983
14. 40.2 - 2/25/1958
15. 39.5 - 1/22/1943
15. 39.5 - 1/14/1969
15. 39.5 - 1/17/1978

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Additional River Data From
The National Weather Service
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service

Includes Warnings, Statements & Advisories

 

Current Weather Conditions
Where the Russian River floods (all levels in feet)

32.0 Guerneville: Lower Mill Street; Monte Rio: Old Bohemian Highway
32.5 Guerneville: Intersection of Hwy. 116; Neeley Road; Mays Canyon Road
33.0 Guerneville: Intersection of Drake Road and Hwy. 116, Pee Wee Golf, River Lumber Yard; Monte Rio: Willow and Alder Streets, Forestville, Mirabel Trailer park
34.0 Guerneville: Riverside Park, Johnson's Resort, Creekside Resort, Neeley Road; Northwood: Lower Northwood Drive
35.0 Guerneville: Parker's resort on Neeley Road, Brookside Resort on Hwy. 116
36.0 Guerneville: Fern Grove, lower cabins
37.0 Guerneville: Mill and 5th Streets; Monte Rio: River Boulevard at Heller
38.0 Duncans Mills: Portions of Freezeout Road
39.0 Hacienda: River road begins to close; Rio Nido: canyon 7 Road at miniature golf course; Guerneville: Triple R Resort
39.5 Hacienda: water to basements of homes on River Road; Guerneville: Guerneville school yard; Monte Rio: Hwy 116 at D Street
40.0 Guerneville: dada river Hardware; Northwood: Upper Redwood drive; Cazadero: Austin Creek road closes
40.5 Guerneville: Napa Auto Parts, Bucks Restaurant; River road closes to traffic
41.5 Guerneville: Stumptown Brewery at Midway Beach; Monte Rio: Main intersection closes
41.8 Flood Crest Jan 1, 2006
42.0 Guerneville: Burdon's Restaurant; Monte Rio: Old school begins to flood
43.0 Guerneville: Hwy. 116 at Surrey Inn closed to traffic
44.0 Guerneville: River Lane at Vacation Beach
45.0 Flood Crest Jan. 1, 1997
45.0 Monte Rio: Bartlett's Store
46.0 Rio Nido: River Road inundates; Guerneville: Main intersection begins to inundate
47.0 Guerneville: Businesses on north side of Main Street
47.4 Flood Crest Dec. 23, 1964
47.6 Flood Crest Dec. 23, 1955
48.0 Flood Crest Jan. 9, 1995
48.5 Guerneville: Vet's Hall, Sheriff's substation
48.8 Flood Crest Feb. 18, 1986 (NOTE: There is some conflicting information that has this at 49.5 feet)