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KLAMATH RIVER - SEIAD VALLEY (SEIC1)
Latitude: 41.85º NLongitude: 123.23º WElevation: 1320 Feet
Location: Siskiyou County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Apr 23 2017 at 8:18 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 24 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 13.0 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
2015*
36,100
16.29
Feb 7, 2015
2014*
9,190
8.15
Mar 10, 2014
2013*
12,800
9.69
Dec 5, 2012
2012*
13,400
9.93
Mar 31, 2012
2011*
13,400
9.96
Mar 16, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1951 to Present)**
1965*
165,000
33.75
Dec 23, 1964
1974*
126,000
29.65
Jan 16, 1974
1956*
122,000
29.20
Dec 22, 1955
1997* 117,000 28.72 Jan 1, 1997
2006* 74,000 23.17 Dec 31, 2005
* Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
** Most recent continuous record back to Jul 1951 with segmented periods back to Oct 1912
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ080)
Rest of Tonight: Chance of rain and snow late this evening, then rain and snow after midnight. Snow level 5500 feet lowering to 4500 feet after midnight. Snow accumulation of 3 to 4 inches. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Monday: Rain and snow in the morning, then rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 4500 feet rising to 6000 feet in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Monday Night: Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Snow level 5500 feet lowering to 5000 feet after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest around 5 mph well after midnight. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Tuesday: Rain and snow. Snow level 4500 feet rising to 5500 feet in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Tuesday Night: Rain showers likely. Snow level 7000 feet after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of showers 70 percent.

Wednesday: Rain in the morning, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s to lower 60s.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the lower 50s to lower 60s.

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

Friday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower 50s to lower 60s.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Saturday: Sunny, warmer. Highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.
Impacts - E19 Information
15.0 FeetThe Klamath River begins to flow out of its banks in some areas. Some low-lying structures may be flooded.
20.0 FeetHighway 96 inundated in low-lying spots along the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. Flooding is also likely at the confluence with the Scott River and the confluence of Indian Creek.
28.0 FeetConsiderable flooding along the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. Sections of Highway 96 are flooded.
33.8 FeetMajor flooding is occuring along the entire reach of the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. Much of Highway 96 is impassable.
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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.