Russian River flooding
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Heavy rainfall sends Russian River over its banks

Jonathan Von Renner Jr. and a friend row past flooded Mill and Third streets in Guerneville, Calif., on Wednesday.

 (Kent Porter / Santa Rosa Press Democrat)

Homes and businesses are inundated by floodwaters Wednesday in Guerneville, Calif.

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A flooded house in Guerneville, Calif. on Wednesday. The flooding Russian River turned some communties into islands accessible only by boat.

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A Russian River Fire Protection District swift-water rescue team evacuates residents of the Sycamore Court Apartments on Wednesday in lower Guerneville, Calif.

 (Kent Porter / Santa Rosa Press Democrat)

Floodwater nears mailboxes in Forestville, Calif. The Russian River has crested over flood stage and is expected to continue to inundate the town of Guerneville and nearby areas.

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A kayaker paddles through a flooded neighborhood Wednesday in Guerneville, Calif.

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