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KLAMATH RIVER - SEIAD VALLEY (SEIC1)
Latitude: 41.85º NLongitude: 123.23º WElevation: 1320 Feet
Location: Siskiyou County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Sep 20 2017 at 7:31 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 21 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 13.0 FeetFlood Stage: 15.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
18,600
11.92
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
36,100
16.29
Feb 7, 2015
2014*
9,190
8.15
Mar 10, 2014
2013*
12,800
9.69
Dec 5, 2012
2012*
13,400
9.93
Mar 31, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1951 to Present)**
1965*
165,000
33.75
Dec 23, 1964
1974*
126,000
29.65
Jan 16, 1974
1956*
122,000
29.20
Dec 22, 1955
1997* 117,000 28.72 Jan 1, 1997
2006* 74,000 23.17 Dec 31, 2005
* Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
** Most recent continuous record back to Jul 1951 with segmented periods back to Oct 1912
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ080)
Today: Rain showers likely this morning, then rain and snow showers this afternoon. Snow level 6000 feet this afternoon. No snow accumulation. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 5500 feet lowering to 5000 feet after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 5500 feet in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s to lower 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 6500 feet in the evening. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the north after midnight.

Friday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

Friday Night and Saturday: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s to lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s to lower 80s.

Sunday Night through Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s to lower 80s.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s.
Impacts - E19 Information
15.0 FeetThe Klamath River begins to flow out of its banks in some areas. Some low-lying structures may be flooded.
20.0 FeetHighway 96 inundated in low-lying spots along the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. Flooding is also likely at the confluence with the Scott River and the confluence of Indian Creek.
28.0 FeetConsiderable flooding along the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. Sections of Highway 96 are flooded.
33.8 FeetMajor flooding is occuring along the entire reach of the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. Much of Highway 96 is impassable.
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.