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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: Aug 07 2022 at 8:02 AM PDTNext Issuance: Aug 08 2022 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
2021
290
3.22
Apr 25, 2021
2020
666
5.35
Jan 27, 2020
2019
1,770
8.54
Apr 10, 2019
2018
1,320
7.20
Apr 24, 2018
2017
2,850
9.64
Feb 10, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1953 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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 early this morning, then partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s. Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the south 10 to 15 mph this afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Smoke through the night. Lows in the lower 50s to lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the west around 5 mph late in the evening, then shifting to the southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Smoke in the morning. Patchy smoke in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s to lower 90s. Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Clear, colder. Lows in the lower 40s to lower 50s.

Thursday through Sunday: Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 80s to lower 90s. Lows in the lower 40s to lower 50s.
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.
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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 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.