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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: Dec 11 2018 at 12:21 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 12 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
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)
Tonight: Rain and snow. Patchy blowing snow through the night. Snow level 4500 feet lowering to 3100 feet after midnight. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Lows in the mid 20s. Breezy. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in the morning. Patchy blowing snow in the morning. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to 20 mph shifting to the south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.

Friday: Rain and snow likely. Patchy blowing snow in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

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

Saturday Night: Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Breezy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

Sunday: Rain and snow. Windy. Highs around 40.

Sunday Night: Rain and snow likely in the evening, then rain and snow showers likely after midnight. Breezy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the evening, then rain and snow likely after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

Tuesday: Rain and snow likely in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs around 40.
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.