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KLAMATH RIVER - KLAMATH (KLMC1)
Latitude: 41.51º NLongitude: 123.98º WElevation: 6 Feet
Location: Del Norte County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Oct 21 2014 at 7:50 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 22 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 30.0 FeetFlood Stage: 38.0 FeetDanger Stage: 59.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2013*
140,000
30.83
Dec 2, 2012
2012*
156,000
32.33
Mar 31, 2012
2011*
95,100
25.82
Dec 29, 2010
2010*
69,400
22.38
Jun 4, 2010
2009*+
82,400
24.26
Dec 29, 2008
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - December 1861 to Present)**
1965*
557,000
55.30
Dec 23, 1964
1974*
529,000
41.96
Jan 16, 1974
1986*
459,000
36.76
Feb 18, 1986
1861*
450,000
60.00
Dec -- 1861
1890*
425,000
63.00
Feb --, 1890
1956*
425,000
49.70
Dec 22, 1955
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** Most recent continuous record back to 1932 with segmented periods back to Dec 1861
 + Incomplete records for the year
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ001)
Today: Breezy. Slight chance of rain until late afternoon and Then rain late in the afternoon. Highs 62 to 70. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 50 mph in the afternoon. Highest winds across coastal mountains of del norte and northern humboldt counties. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Tonight: Breezy and rain. Rain may be heavy at times. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 50 mph. Highest winds across coastal mountains of del norte and northern humboldt counties. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Thursday: Rain in the morning and then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the morning. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Thursday Night: Chance of rain showers in the evening and then rain showers after midnight. Near steady temperature in the mid 50s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of showers near 100 percent.

Friday: Rain in the morning and then chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs 65 to 71. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Friday Night: Chance of rain in the evening and then rain likely after midnight. Rain may be heavy at times. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Saturday and Saturday Night: Breezy. Rain likely. Highs 59 to 65. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs 56 to 62.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs 56 to 64.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 40s.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 60s.
Impacts - E19 Information
34.0 FeetFlooding of lowest lying areas may occur.
38.0 FeetFlooding of the access road to Klamath Glen from US Highway 101 and other low-lying areas is likely.
40.0 FeetFlooding may occur on US Highway 101 near Requa Road, the road to Klamath Glen, and adjacent low-lying areas secondary roads near the delta. Flooding will be amplified if coincident with high tides and strong onshore winds.
42.0 FeetFlooding of US Highway 101 near Requa Road, the road to Klamath Glen, and adjacent low-lying secondary roads near the delta is likely. Flooding will be amplified with high tides and strong onshore winds.
46.0 FeetNumerous road closures are expected including US Highway 101 and secondary roads in the area. Significant flooding of many homes and businesses will occur. Loss of power is likely due to inundation of transfer station.
49.0 FeetExtensive flooding along the river from Blue Creek downstream to the Pacific Ocean. Most roads in the area, including US Highway 101, Requa Road, and the road to Klamath Glen are likely to be flooded and impassable.
63.0 FeetSevere flooding of the delta area below the levee. Most roads will be flooded and impassable, including US Highway 101 and numerous secondary roads. The forecast level is within 2.5 feet of top of levee protecting Klamath Glen. Any persons living or working in areas protected by the levee should be prepared to take appropriate action and move to higher ground. High tides and strong onshore winds will amplify effects.
64.0 FeetSevere flooding in the delta area is likely, particularly US Highway 101 in the vicinity of Requa Road, the access road to Klamath Glen, and secondary roads. The forecast level is within 1.5 feet of top of levee. Any persons living or working in areas protected by the levee should be prepared to take appropriate action and move to higher ground. High tides and strong onshore winds will amplify effects.
65.0 FeetSevere flooding in the delta area is likely, particularly US Highway 101 in the vicinity of Requa Road, the access road to Klamath Glen, and secondary roads. The forecast level is within 0.5 feet of top of levee. Any persons living or working in areas protected by the levee should take appropriate action and move to higher ground. High tides and strong onshore winds will amplify effects.
65.5 FeetExtensive and severe flooding can be expected from above Klamath Glen to the Pacific Ocean including the towns of Klamath and Klamath Glen and US Highway 101. The forecast level is at the top of the levee. Any persons living or working in areas protected by the levee should take appropriate action and move to higher ground. High tides and strong onshore winds amplify effects.
66.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding can be expected from above Klamath Glen to the Pacific Ocean including the towns of Klamath and Klamath Glen and US Highway 101. The forecast level is over the top of the levee. Any persons living or working in areas protected by the levee should take appropriate action and move to higher ground.
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This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS Eureka 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.

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