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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: Oct 20 2020 at 7:50 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 21 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2019*
18,200
11.60
Apr 9, 2019
2018*
12,500
9.52
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
43,000
17.95
Feb 10, 2017
2016*
18,600
11.92
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
36,100
16.29
Feb 7, 2015
 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)
Today: Partly cloudy this morning then becoming sunny. Highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Widespread frost after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Mostly clear. Widespread frost. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s.

Sunday Night and Monday: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s to mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s.
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.