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SPRAGUE RIVER - BEATTY (BTYO3)
Latitude: 42.45º NLongitude: 121.24º WElevation: 4305 Feet
Location: Klamath County in OregonRiver Group: North Coast
Monitor Stage: 7.5 FeetFlood Stage: 8.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2021
290
3.22
Apr 25, 2021
2020
666
5.35
Jan 27, 2020
2019
1,770
8.54
Apr 10, 2019
2018
1,320
7.20
Apr 24, 2018
2017
2,850
9.64
Feb 10, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1953 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1965
6,980
12.19
Dec 23, 1964
1997
6,372
11.50
Jan 2, 1997
1970
3,810
10.01
Jan 24, 1970
1956 3,340 9.44 Dec 23, 1955
1996 3,280 9.30 Feb 8, 1996
* Data utilizes mean daily values rather than instantaneous values
** Most recent continuous record back to Oct 1953 with segmented periods back to Apr 1912
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (ORZ030)
Rest of Today: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow late this morning, then chance of rain and snow this afternoon. Snow level 5000 feet this afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Tonight: Cloudy with rain and snow showers. Snow level 4700 feet lowering to 4000 feet after midnight. Snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of snow showers in the evening. Lows 15 to 20. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 40. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Highs in the lower to mid 40s.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Lows in the lower to mid 20s.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 15 to 20.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. Lows 15 to 25.

Friday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 40s.
Impacts - E19 Information
8.0 FeetWidespread agricultural flooding can be expected downstream in the Sprague River Valley in the vicinity of Sprague River and Lone Pine.
9.0 FeetFlooding of structures along the Sprague River in the vicinity of Sprague River, Lone Pine, and downstream can be expected. Widespread agricultural flooding is likely in this area as well.
10.0 FeetFlooding of numerous homes and other structures along the Sprague River is likely. Some relocations and evacuations have taken place at these river stages in the past.
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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.