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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 26 2018 at 7:30 AM PDTNext Issuance: Apr 27 2018 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
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: Sunny until early afternoon, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms late this afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s to lower 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the lower to mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered rain and snow showers after midnight. Snow level 6500 feet lowering to 5500 feet after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then rain showers, snow showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 4900 feet. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Saturday 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. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

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

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

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

Tuesday and Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s to lower 60s. Lows in the mid 20s to mid 30s.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Warmer. Highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s.
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.