Russian River to crest Friday just over flood stage

Vineyards remain flooded in the Russian River Valley, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in Forestville, Calif. A massive storm system stretching from California into Nevada lifted rivers climbing out of their banks, flooded vineyards and forced people to evacuate after warnings that hillsides parched by wildfires could give way to mudslides. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

(KRON) The Russian River at Guerneville will crest just under 35 feet Friday that is three feet over flood stage.

People living in the area along the river should expect moderate flooding.

The Guerneville area has received a staggering five and a half feet of rain since January 1, 2017.

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