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KLAMATH RIVER - SEIAD VALLEY (SEIC1)
Latitude: 41.85º NLongitude: 123.23º WElevation: 1320 Feet
Location: Siskiyou County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Feb 15 2019 at 8:36 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 15 2019 at 3:00 PM PST
Monitor Stage: 13.0 FeetFlood Stage: 15.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
43,000
17.95
Feb 10, 2017
2016*
18,600
11.92
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
36,100
16.29
Feb 7, 2015
2014*
9,190
8.15
Mar 10, 2014
2013*
12,800
9.69
Dec 5, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1951 to Present)**
1965*
165,000
33.75
Dec 23, 1964
1974*
126,000
29.65
Jan 16, 1974
1956*
122,000
29.20
Dec 22, 1955
1997* 117,000 28.72 Jan 1, 1997
2006* 74,000 23.17 Dec 31, 2005
* Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
** Most recent continuous record back to Jul 1951 with segmented periods back to Oct 1912
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ080)
Rest of Today: Rain and snow showers. Snow level 2500 feet. New snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches at lower elevations and 4 to 7 inches above 3000 feet. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Tonight: Patchy blowing snow in the evening. Rain and snow showers in the evening, then snow showers after midnight. Snow level 2000 feet in the evening. Snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches at lower elevations and 4 to 9 inches above 3000 feet. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Saturday: Rain and snow showers. Snow level 2000 feet lowering to 1500 feet in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 3 to 4 inches at lower elevations and 3 to 5 inches above 3000 feet. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Saturday Night: Rain and snow showers likely in the evening, then chance of snow showers after midnight. Snow level 1500 feet. Lows 15 to 25. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning, then chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 1500 feet in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s. North winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 25.

Washingtons Birthday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 25.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in the morning, then slight chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in the lower 20s to lower 30s.

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

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s.
Impacts - E19 Information
15.0 FeetThe Klamath River begins to flow out of its banks in some areas. Some low-lying structures may be flooded.
20.0 FeetHighway 96 inundated in low-lying spots along the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. Flooding is also likely at the confluence with the Scott River and the confluence of Indian Creek.
28.0 FeetConsiderable flooding along the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. Sections of Highway 96 are flooded.
33.8 FeetMajor flooding is occuring along the entire reach of the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. Much of Highway 96 is impassable.
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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.