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WILLIAMSON RIVER - CHILOQUIN (WMSO3)
Latitude: 42.57º NLongitude: 121.88º WElevation: 4149 Feet
Location: Klamath County in OregonRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Aug 21 2017 at 7:28 AM PDTNext Issuance: Aug 22 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 8.0 FeetFlood Stage: 9.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016
2,740
5.85
Mar 18, 2016
2015
1,810
4.97
Dec 26, 2014
2014
1,640
4.80
Mar 14, 2014
2013
1,590
4.75
Apr 11, 2013
2012
2,290
5.44
May 01, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - April 1917 to Present)
1997
17,100
10.27
Jan 5, 1997
1964
16,100
10.56
Feb 26, 1964
1982
10,200
8.45
Feb 24, 1982
1970
8,010
7.53
Feb 27, 1970
1943
7,660
7.29
Apr 1, 1943
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (ORZ029)
Today: Sunny this morning, then partly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. Patchy smoke through the day. Highs in the lower 80s to lower 90s. Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph late this morning, then shifting to the southwest this afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy smoke through the night. Lows in the lower 50s to lower 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest around 5 mph after midnight, then shifting to the south well after midnight. Chance of thunderstorms 30 percent.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Patchy smoke. Highs in the lower to mid 80s. Light winds becoming west 5 to 10 mph late in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy smoke. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny. Areas of smoke. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s. North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.

Thursday Night and Friday: Clear. Patchy smoke. Lows in the lower 40s to lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s.

Friday Night through Saturday Night: Clear. Patchy smoke. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s to lower 90s.

Sunday and Sunday Night: Clear. Patchy smoke. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s. Lows in the lower 50s to lower 60s.

Monday: Sunny. Patchy smoke. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s.
Impacts - E19 Information
8.0 FeetWater is nearing many structures along and near the river. Water is close to structures at the Water Wheel Campground near US Highway 97.
9.0 FeetWater exceeds the channel of the river and begins to impact structures along the river and in low-lying areas near the river.
10.0 FeetWidespread flooding is occurring along the Williamson River from the US Highway 97 bridge downstream to Upper Klamath Lake. Widespread farm land is flooded and numerous structures as well.
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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.