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SPRAGUE RIVER - BEATTY (BTYO3)
Latitude: 42.45º NLongitude: 121.24º WElevation: 4305 Feet
Location: Klamath County in OregonRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Mar 26 2017 at 8:09 AM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 27 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 7.5 FeetFlood Stage: 8.5 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015
1,330
7.85
Dec 22, 2014
2014*
1,180
7.48
Mar 11, 2014
2013
1,133
6.97
Dec 3, 2012
2012
1,870
8.10
Apr 27, 2012
2011
1,730
7.92
Apr 11, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1953 to Present)
1965
6,980
12.19
Dec 23, 1964
1997
6,372
11.50
Jan 2, 1997
1970
3,810
10.01
Jan 24, 1970
1956 3,340 9.44 Dec 23, 1955
1996 3,280 9.30 Feb 8, 1996
* Data utilizes mean daily values rather than instantaneous values
** Most recent continuous record back to Oct 1953 with segmented periods back to Apr 1912
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (ORZ030)
Today: Rain and snow this morning, then rain and snow likely this afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms late this afternoon. Snow level 4100 feet rising to 4700 feet this afternoon. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Tonight: Widespread rain showers, snow showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then rain and snow showers likely after midnight. Snow level 4500 feet lowering to 3800 feet after midnight. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely in the morning, then chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 4300 feet in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph decreasing to around 5 mph after midnight.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s. South winds around 5 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s.

Wednesday Night: Rain showers in the evening, then rain showers likely after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Highs in the lower to mid 40s.

Thursday Night and Friday: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 30.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s to lower 60s.
Impacts - E19 Information
8.0 FeetWidespread agricultural flooding can be expected downstream in the Sprague River Valley in the vicinity of Sprague River and Lone Pine.
9.0 FeetFlooding of structures along the Sprague River in the vicinity of Sprague River, Lone Pine, and downstream can be expected. Widespread agricultural flooding is likely in this area as well.
10.0 FeetFlooding of numerous homes and other structures along the Sprague River is likely. Some relocations and evacuations have taken place at these river stages in the past.
Product Disclaimer

This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS Medford Weather Forecast Office. Observations are preliminary and subject to change. River levels identified as "forecast" should be consistent with those contained in official NWS products. River levels identified as "guidance" have significant uncertainty due to future weather or reservoir regulation and are provided for planning purposes only.