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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: Jan 27 2022 at 12:59 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 28 2022 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
2020*
7,270
7.08
Apr 24, 2020
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
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1951 to Present)** - Ranked by Flow
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)
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the south late in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph in the morning becoming light.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Light winds becoming south around 5 mph late in the evening and overnight.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow in the evening, then slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Monday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Slight chance of rain. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s.

Monday Night through Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s.

Wednesday through Thursday: Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.
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.