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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: Dec 11 2018 at 12:21 PM PSTNext Issuance: Dec 12 2018 at 9:00 AM 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 Tonight: Rain early this evening, then rain and snow likely after midnight. Snow level 4500 feet. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. West winds 10 to 20 mph shifting to the northwest 10 to 15 mph well after midnight. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.

Friday: Rain and snow likely in the morning, then rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 40s.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s.

Saturday Night: Rain and snow likely. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s.

Sunday: Rain and snow. Breezy. Precipitation may be heavy at times in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 40s.

Sunday Night: Rain and snow in the evening, then rain and snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s.

Monday: Rain and snow showers likely in the morning, then rain and snow likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s.

Monday Night: Rain and snow likely. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s.

Tuesday: Rain likely. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s.
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.