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SPRAGUE RIVER - BEATTY (BTYO3)
Latitude: 42.45º NLongitude: 121.24º WElevation: 4305 Feet
Location: Klamath County in OregonBulletin Group: North CoastRiver Group: Klamath
Issuance Time: May 24 2024 at 7:38 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 25 2024 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
2023
1,670
7.97
Apr 13, 2023
2022
567
5.14
Jun 6, 2022
2021
290
3.22
Apr 25, 2021
2020
666
5.35
Jan 27, 2020
2019
1,770
8.54
Apr 10, 2019
 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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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (ORZ030)
Rest of Today: Partly cloudy early this morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of thunderstorms late this afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s to mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph decreasing to around 5 mph after midnight, then shifting to the southwest well after midnight.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the west late in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

Memorial Day: Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 70s.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s.

Wednesday through Thursday: Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s.
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.