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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 22 2018 at 7:32 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 22 2018 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
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
2012*
13,400
9.93
Mar 31, 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: Snow showers early this morning, then snow showers likely this afternoon. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches at lower elevations and 2 to 3 inches above 3000 feet. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 10 to 15. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s to mid 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest around 5 mph late in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight.

Saturday: Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the morning, then rain and snow likely in the afternoon. Snow level 1000 feet rising to 3000 feet in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Highs in the mid 30s to mid 40s.

Sunday Night: Rain and snow likely. Lows in the lower 20s to lower 30s.

Monday: Rain and snow showers in the morning, then snow showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Colder. Lows 15 to 25.

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

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows 15 to 25.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Highs in the mid 30s to mid 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.
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.