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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
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
2016
1,470
7.38
Mar 15, 2016
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
 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)
Today: Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain and snow showers this morning. Snow level 6000 feet this morning. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. Windy. South winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 50 mph in the late morning and afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Snow level 7000 feet after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Windy. South winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.

Thursday: Rain and snow. Snow level 6000 feet lowering to 4800 feet in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Windy. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Thursday Night: Rain and snow showers likely in the evening, then chance of snow showers after midnight. Colder. Lows in the lower to mid 20s.

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

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

Sunday: Snow likely. Breezy. Highs in the mid 30s.

Sunday Night: Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 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.