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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: Feb 23 2018 at 7:30 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 23 2018 at 3:00 PM 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
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
2012
1,870
8.10
Apr 27, 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 becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows 15 to 20. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday: Snow likely in the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Areas of blowing snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches north of highway 140 and 1 to 2 inches from highway 140 south. Highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s. Windy. West winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph increasing to 45 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 60 percent.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow in the evening. Slight chance of snow showers in the evening, then slight chance of snow after midnight. Lows 15 to 20. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the evening. Chance of snow 20 percent.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Highs in the lower to mid 30s. Breezy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.

Sunday Night: Snow in the evening, then snow likely after midnight. Lows 15 to 20.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Lows 10 to 15. Highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows 15 to 20. Highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s.

Wednesday Night: Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the lower to mid 20s.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower to mid 30s.
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.