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SPRAGUE RIVER - BEATTY (BTYO3)
Latitude: 42.45º NLongitude: 121.24º WElevation: 4305 Feet
Location: Klamath County in OregonBulletin Group: North CoastRiver Group: Klamath
Issuance Time: Mar 04 2024 at 8:18 AM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 04 2024 at 3:00 PM 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
2022
567
5.14
Jun 6, 2022
2021
290
3.22
Apr 25, 2021
2020
666
5.35
Jan 27, 2020
2019
1,770
8.54
Apr 10, 2019
2018
1,320
7.20
Apr 24, 2018
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1953 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
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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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (ORZ030)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow early this morning, then snow likely in the late morning and afternoon. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.

Tonight: Snow likely in the evening, then snow after midnight. Snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches north of highway 140 and 2 to 5 inches from highway 140 south. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 80 percent.

Tuesday: Snow in the morning, then rain and snow in the afternoon. Snow level 3600 feet in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches north of highway 140 and 3 to 5 inches from highway 140 south. Highs in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Snow in the evening, then chance of snow after midnight. Lows in the lower 20s to lower 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 80 percent.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow in the evening. Colder. Lows 15 to 20.

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 15 to 20.

Friday: Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 40s.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

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

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning, then chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs around 40.
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.