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Sonoma County Flood Map: Road Closures, Sandbag Locations, Power Outages

Rising Russian River Prompts Mandatory Evacuations

Rising waters have forced authorities to issue mandatory evacuations up and down the Russian River. Pete Suratos reports.

(Published Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019)

The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office has ordered people living near the Russian River to evacuate due to flooding.

The river, which has already surged above flood stage, is predicted to crest at 46 feet around 10 p.m. Wednesday.

More information is available at www.socoemergency.org or at 707-565-3856. The website includes a map of areas that are expected to flood.

Residents are asked not to call the sheriff's office's dispatch center unless it is an emergency.

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The mandatory evacuation orders are for the following areas:

  • Asti
  • Bailhache
  • Chianti
  • Guerneville
  • Guernewood
  • Guernewood Park
  • Hacienda
  • Jenner
  • Jimtown
  • Korbel
  • Lytton
  • Northwood
  • Northwood Lodge
  • Rio Dell
  • Rolands
  • Sheridan
  • Duncans Mills
  • El Bonita
  • Mirabel Heights
  • Mirabel Park
  • Monte Rio
  • Montesano
  • Summerhome Park
  • Vacation Beach
  • Wilson Grove

There are shelters located at:

  • Sebastopol Center for the Arts at 282 S. High St. in Sebastopol
  • Sonoma County Fairgrounds Grace Pavilion at 1350 Bennett Valley Rd. in Santa Rosa

There will be a free shuttle running from the Guerneville Veterans War Memorial at 16320 Church St. in Guerneville.

A map of the impacted areas includes road closures, school closures, sandbag locations and power outages. Hover or click on icons to see details. Legend is available on the left. Please be patient. The map may take several seconds to load.

Sonoma County Flood Map

Sonoma County officials recommended evacuating areas near the Russian River before expected flooding at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

Source: ESRI

Information from Bay City News was included in this story.

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