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WILLIAMSON RIVER - CHILOQUIN (WMSO3)
Latitude: 42.57º NLongitude: 121.88º WElevation: 4149 Feet
Location: Klamath County in OregonRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Feb 23 2018 at 7:30 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 23 2018 at 3:00 PM PST
Monitor Stage: 8.0 FeetFlood Stage: 9.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016
2,740
5.85
Mar 18, 2016
2015
1,810
4.97
Dec 26, 2014
2014
1,640
4.80
Mar 14, 2014
2013
1,590
4.75
Apr 11, 2013
2012
2,290
5.44
May 01, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - April 1917 to Present)
1997
17,100
10.27
Jan 5, 1997
1964
16,100
10.56
Feb 26, 1964
1982
10,200
8.45
Feb 24, 1982
1970
8,010
7.53
Feb 27, 1970
1943
7,660
7.29
Apr 1, 1943
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (ORZ029)
Today: Sunny this morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 30s. North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west this afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Lows around 20. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning, then chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Areas of blowing snow in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 30s. Windy. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph in the late morning and afternoon. Chance of snow 50 percent.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in the evening, then slight chance of snow after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. West winds 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of snow 20 percent.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Snow. Lows in the lower to mid 20s.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower to mid 30s.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Colder. Lows 10 to 15.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower to mid 30s.

Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in the lower to mid 30s.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s.
Impacts - E19 Information
8.0 FeetWater is nearing many structures along and near the river. Water is close to structures at the Water Wheel Campground near US Highway 97.
9.0 FeetWater exceeds the channel of the river and begins to impact structures along the river and in low-lying areas near the river.
10.0 FeetWidespread flooding is occurring along the Williamson River from the US Highway 97 bridge downstream to Upper Klamath Lake. Widespread farm land is flooded and numerous structures as well.
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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.