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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: Feb 15 2019 at 2:35 PM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 16 2019 at 9:00 AM PST
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
2017
2,850
9.64
Feb 10, 2017
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
 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)
Tonight: Patchy blowing snow this evening. Snow showers likely this evening, then snow showers after midnight. Snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches north of highway 140 and 2 to 3 inches from highway 140 south. Lows 15 to 20. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent.

Saturday: Snow showers in the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. Highs in the lower to mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 80 percent.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely in the evening, then chance of snow showers after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows around 15. West winds 10 to 15 mph decreasing to around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of snow 60 percent.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. North winds around 5 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 5 to 10. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Washingtons Birthday and Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Lows 5 to 10.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower to mid 30s.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows 15 to 20.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning, then snow likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows around 15.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

Thursday Night and Friday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Lows 10 to 15. Highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s.
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.