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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: May 25 2019 at 8:57 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 26 2019 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
2017
2,850
9.64
Feb 10, 2017
2016
1,470
7.38
Mar 15, 2016
2015
1,330
7.85
Dec 22, 2014
2014*
1,180
7.48
Mar 11, 2014
2013
1,133
6.97
Dec 3, 2012
 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: Sunny this morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers this afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Rain showers. Snow level 6500 feet lowering to 6000 feet after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of showers 90 percent.

Sunday: Rain showers likely in the morning, then rain showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet in the morning. Highs in the lower 50s to lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.

Friday: Sunny in the morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s.
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.