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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: Apr 23 2017 at 8:18 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 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)
Rest of Tonight: Chance of rain late this evening, then rain and snow likely after midnight. Snow level 6000 feet lowering to 4900 feet after midnight. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Monday: Rain and snow in the morning, then rain and snow showers likely in the afternoon. Snow level 4400 feet rising to 5500 feet in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s. Windy. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph late in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Monday Night: Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 5500 feet lowering to 4700 feet after midnight. Lows around 30. Breezy. West winds 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

Tuesday: Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain and snow. Snow level 5500 feet in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Snow level 6500 feet lowering to 6000 feet after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the morning, then chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

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

Thursday through Friday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

Saturday and Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Warmer. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Lows in the mid 20s to mid 30s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.
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.