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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the California Nevada River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Russian River near Hopland are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 30.00 ft on 12/01/1937
(2) 30.00 ft on 12/15/1937
(3) 27.00 ft on 12/22/1955
(4) 26.81 ft on 12/31/2005
(5) 26.12 ft on 01/21/1943
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.95 ft on 02/27/2019
(2) 16.73 ft on 02/14/2019
(3) 16.50 ft on 01/17/2019
(4) 16.26 ft on 04/07/2018
(5) 19.96 ft on 02/10/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.30 ft on 04/20/1977
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30 Disastrous flooding. Many homes and businesses damaged. Numerous primary and secondary roads and some bridges could be washed out. This is equal to the highest known stage, which occurred in December 1937. 6500 acres were inundated by flood waters.
28 Disastrous flooding will occur. Many homes and businesses could be damaged. Many primary and secondary roads and some bridges could be washed out.
27 Widespread major flooding. At the forecast level, over 500 homes and farm buildings were damaged on December 22, 1955. 6300 acres of land were inundated by flood waters. All persons in the areas area urged to move to high ground and take appropriate action to protect life and property.
26 Widespread major flooding will occur. Primary roads and some bridges will flood.
25 Severe bank erosion is likely with widespread flooding of farmland, buildings, and low-lying homes in the Hopland, Ukiah, and Talmage areas. Many secondary roads will be flooded. This level of flooding caused 6100 acres to flood in February 1940.
24 Flooding of low-lying stuctures and farmland in the Hopland, Ukiah, and Talmage ares. Many secondary roads may also be flooded. Severe bank erosion is possible.
23 Flooding of farmland, buildings, and low-lying homes in the Hopland area. Flooding will begin in the Ukiah and Talmage areas.
21 Flooding of low-lying structures just west of the railroad tracks near Hopland.
20 Flooding of low-lying structures east of the railroad tracks near Hopland.
18 Flooding of Highway 222 near Ukiah. Secondary roads in low-lying areas will be flooded in the Hopland, Ukiah, and Talmage areas.
17 Significant flooding of Highway 175 at the approaches to the Russian River bridge. Minor flooding of Highway 222 near Ukiah, and in crop land along the left and right banks of the Russian River near Hopland.
15 Flooding of Highway 175 is expected at the approaches to the Russian River bridge. Expect flooding of cropland on the right bank of river.

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