The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office late Tuesday morning said people living near the Russian River should evacuate.
The river is forecast to go above the flood stage of 32 feet at 7 p.m. Tuesday and reach 45.9 feet at 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.