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SCOTT RIVER - FORT JONES (FTJC1)
Latitude: 41.64º NLongitude: 123.01º WElevation: 2624 Feet
Location: Siskiyou County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Monitor Stage: 12.0 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
2022
980
7.18
May 7, 2022
2021
1,630
8.27
Jan 13, 2021
2020
1,720
8.41
2019
6,160
12.61
Apr 9, 2019
2018
3,850
10.75
Apr 7, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1941 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1965
54,600
25.34
Dec 22, 1964
1956
38,500
21.40
Dec 22, 1955
1974
36,700
23.67
Jan 16, 1974
1997
34,300
23.47
Jan 01, 1997
1982
25,500
20.52
Dec 20, 1981
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ080)
Today: Patchy blowing snow early this morning. Areas of blowing snow in the late morning and afternoon. Snow showers and slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Rain showers this afternoon. Snow may be heavy at times. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Snow level 2500 feet this afternoon. Snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches at lower elevations and 6 to 12 inches above 3000 feet. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s. Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Tonight: Snow showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Areas of blowing snow. Snow may be heavy at times. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Snow accumulation of 4 to 10 inches at lower elevations and 8 to 14 inches above 3000 feet. Lows in the lower 20s to lower 30s. Breezy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Saturday: Patchy blowing snow in the morning. Snow showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Snow may be heavy at times in the morning. Snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches. Highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Saturday Night: Snow showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then snow likely and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Snow may be heavy at times in the evening. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Sunday: Snow showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Snow may be heavy at times. Highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows in the lower 20s to lower 30s.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely in the morning, then rain and snow showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Rain and snow showers likely. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Highs in the mid 30s to mid 40s.

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

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 20s to lower 30s.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 30s to mid 40s.
Impacts - E19 Information
13.0 FeetSome flooding of pasture land begins at this point.
15.0 FeetSome flooding of structures at this point.
25.0 FeetMajor flooding of the Scott Valley at this stage.
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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.