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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
Issuance Time: Mar 23 2017 at 1:35 PM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 24 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
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
2015
1,330
7.85
Dec 22, 2014
2014*
1,180
7.48
Mar 11, 2014
2013
1,133
6.97
Dec 3, 2012
2012
1,870
8.10
Apr 27, 2012
2011
1,730
7.92
Apr 11, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1953 to Present)
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)
Tonight: Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow this evening, then rain and snow likely after midnight. Snow level 5500 feet lowering to 5000 feet after midnight. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches north of highway 140 and up to 1 inch from highway 140 south. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Friday: Rain and snow in the morning, then rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 4500 feet. Snow accumulation of 3 to 4 inches north of highway 140 and 1 to 2 inches from highway 140 south. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 4800 feet. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in the morning, then slight chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 4400 feet in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south after midnight.

Sunday: Cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning, then chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 40s.

Sunday Night: Rain and snow in the evening, then rain and snow showers likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower to mid 40s.

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

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

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

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. 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.
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.