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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 18 2021 at 8:08 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 19 2021 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
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
2016
1,470
7.38
Mar 15, 2016
 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)
Rest of Today: Partly cloudy early this morning then clearing. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the late morning and afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. West winds 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph late in the evening and overnight.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers in the morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 3800 feet. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then chance of snow showers after midnight. Snow level 4100 feet in the evening. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows around 30.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in the morning, then chance of rain showers, snow showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s.

Friday Night and Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s to lower 60s.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

Monday: Sunny. 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.