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Petaluma River at Payran Street Bridge Stage (ft)Observed: 7.95 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.92 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.87 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 8.07 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.87 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.92 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.9 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.87 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.9 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.9 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.9 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.9 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.87 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.87 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.87 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.9 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.87 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.87 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.92 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.92 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.95 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 7.95 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 8.2 ft at 7:25PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 8.07 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 8.42 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 8.32 ft at 8:40PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 8.59 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 8.92 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 9.04 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 9.24 ft at 11:45PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 9.04 ft at 11:50PM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 9.14 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.44 ft at 12:05AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.24 ft at 12:10AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.47 ft at 12:15AM Oct 24, 2021Highest Observation: 16.7 ft at 12:35AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.09 ft at 12:50AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.21 ft at 1:10AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.89 ft at 2:05AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.59 ft at 2:45AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.54 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.32 ft at 3:25AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.34 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.14 ft at 4:50AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.24 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.62 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.19 ft at 5:35AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.22 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.32 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.74 ft at 7:35AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.87 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.01 ft at 8:25AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.26 ft at 8:35AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.54 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.51 ft at 9:30AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 11.01 ft at 9:35AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.54 ft at 9:40AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.86 ft at 9:55AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 11.01 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 11.34 ft at 10:10AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 11.59 ft at 10:20AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 11.51 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 11.26 ft at 11:15AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 11.06 ft at 11:40AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.81 ft at 11:50AM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.76 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.81 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.94 ft at 1:30PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.76 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.56 ft at 2:35PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.49 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.66 ft at 4:20PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.46 ft at 4:25PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.56 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.29 ft at 5:10PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.61 ft at 5:30PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.16 ft at 5:35PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.41 ft at 5:55PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.19 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.21 ft at 6:57PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.29 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.31 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.09 ft at 8:25PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 10.39 ft at 8:50PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.96 ft at 8:55PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.94 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:35PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.67 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.44 ft at 10:25PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.27 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2021Observed: 9.24 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.44 ft at 12:05AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.19 ft at 12:40AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.39 ft at 12:50AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.19 ft at 12:55AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.39 ft at 1:05AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.14 ft at 1:10AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.17 ft at 1:25AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.52 ft at 1:35AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.32 ft at 1:45AM Oct 25, 2021Highest Observation: 16.7 ft at 1:50AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.22 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.97 ft at 2:10AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.17 ft at 2:45AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.17 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.12 ft at 3:25AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.34 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.14 ft at 4:25AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 9.02 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.84 ft at 6:35AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.79 ft at 7:00AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.67 ft at 8:00AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.82 ft at 9:00AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.59 ft at 9:05AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.74 ft at 10:00AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.49 ft at 10:05AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.47 ft at 11:00AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.69 ft at 11:50AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.44 ft at 11:55AM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.42 ft at 12:00PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.44 ft at 1:00PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.34 ft at 2:00PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.32 ft at 3:00PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 4:00PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.22 ft at 5:00PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.22 ft at 6:00PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.2 ft at 7:00PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 8:00PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.42 ft at 8:59PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.32 ft at 9:00PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.69 ft at 9:05PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.34 ft at 9:10PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.37 ft at 9:25PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.32 ft at 10:00PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.57 ft at 10:20PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.37 ft at 10:25PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.29 ft at 11:00PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.34 ft at 11:35PM Oct 25, 2021Observed: 8.32 ft at 12:00AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.27 ft at 1:00AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.32 ft at 2:00AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.27 ft at 3:00AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 4:00AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 5:00AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 6:05AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 7:00AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.54 ft at 7:40AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 7:45AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 8:00AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.62 ft at 9:00AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 9:05AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 10:00AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.02 ft at 10:50AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.07 ft at 11:00AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.27 ft at 11:50AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.05 ft at 11:55AM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.02 ft at 12:00PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.22 ft at 12:15PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.02 ft at 12:20PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 12:40PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.02 ft at 12:45PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8 ft at 1:00PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8 ft at 2:05PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.22 ft at 2:15PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8 ft at 2:30PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8 ft at 3:00PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.15 ft at 4:00PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:00PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 6:00PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.2 ft at 7:00PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.15 ft at 8:00PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.17 ft at 9:00PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.15 ft at 10:00PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.15 ft at 11:00PM Oct 26, 2021Observed: 8.17 ft at 12:00AM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 8.12 ft at 1:00AM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 8.12 ft at 4:00AM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:00AM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 8.15 ft at 6:00AM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 8.12 ft at 7:00AM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 8.15 ft at 8:00AM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 8.07 ft at 9:00AM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 8.02 ft at 10:00AM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 7.97 ft at 11:00AM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 7.95 ft at 12:00PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:00PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 7.97 ft at 2:00PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:00PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 7.95 ft at 4:00PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 7.92 ft at 5:00PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:30PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 7.9 ft at 5:35PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 7.97 ft at 6:00PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 8.32 ft at 6:05PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 7.97 ft at 6:10PM Oct 27, 2021Highest Observation: 16.7 ft at 6:25PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 7.92 ft at 6:40PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 7.95 ft at 6:50PM Oct 27, 2021Highest Observation: 16.7 ft at 6:55PM Oct 27, 2021Observed: 8.24 ft at 7:40PM Oct 27, 2021Highest Observation: 16.7 ft at 7:45PM Oct 27, 2021PWCC1(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (11:15PM Oct 27, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 16.7 ft at 7:45 PM PDT 27-Oct-2021.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17.7
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 13.7
Action Stage: 10.7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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20.7 Water reaches top of sheet pile wall.
17.7 Major Flood Stage. Top of constriction weir. Equivalent to 1
15 Moderate Flood Stage. NWS will issue a Flash Flood Warning if not already issued.
13.7 Minor Flood Stage. City of Petaluma Fire Chief, Watch Commander, and Water Resources and Conservation District Director notified.
10.7 Action Stage. NWS and City of Petaluma begin to monitor the situation closely.
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Latitude: 38.245556° N, Longitude: 122.638333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 13.7 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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