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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: Mar 23 2017 at 1:35 PM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 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)
Tonight: Rain and snow. Snow level 4000 feet rising to 5500 feet after midnight. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s. Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Friday: Rain and snow in the morning, then rain showers, snow showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 4000 feet. Snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s. Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers, snow showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Snow level 5000 feet lowering to 4500 feet after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 4000 feet. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Sunday: Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the morning, then rain and snow likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s.

Sunday Night: Rain and snow in the evening, then rain and snow showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Monday: Rain and snow showers likely. Highs in the lower 40s to lower 50s.

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

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Wednesday: Rain likely. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s.

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