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KLAMATH RIVER - KLAMATH (KLMC1)
Latitude: 41.51º NLongitude: 123.98º WElevation: 6 Feet
Location: Del Norte County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Feb 19 2018 at 8:34 AM PSTNext Issuance: Feb 20 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 30.0 FeetFlood Stage: 38.0 FeetDanger Stage: 59.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2016*
199,000
36.33
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
172,000
33.91
Feb 7, 2015
2014*
92,000
25.51
Mar 10, 2014
2013*
140,000
30.83
Dec 2, 2012
2012*
156,000
32.33
Mar 31, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - December 1861 to Present)**
1965*
557,000
55.30
Dec 23, 1964
1974*
529,000
41.96
Jan 16, 1974
1986*
459,000
36.76
Feb 18, 1986
1861*
450,000
60.00
Dec -- 1861
1890*
425,000
63.00
Feb --, 1890
1956*
425,000
49.70
Dec 22, 1955
 * Discharge affected to unknown degree by regulation or diversion
 ** Most recent continuous record back to 1932 with segmented periods back to Dec 1861
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ101)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning. Chance of rain showers and snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 500 feet in the afternoon. Highs 42 to 52. East wind around 5 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.

Tonight: Cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 32 to 42. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs 45 to 55. West wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Snow level 1000 feet overnight. Lows 29 to 39. North wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow showers. Snow level 500 to 1000 feet. Highs 42 to 52. North wind around 10 mph.

Thursday Night and Friday: Partly cloudy. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 42 to 57.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows 33 to 43.

Saturday through Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 45 to 55. Lows 33 to 43.

Sunday Night and Monday: Rain showers likely. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 45 to 56.
Impacts - E19 Information
34.0 FeetFlooding of lowest lying areas may occur.
38.0 FeetFlooding of lowest lying areas is likely.
40.0 FeetFlooding may occur on the access road to Klamath Glen and adjacent low lying secondary roads near the delta. Flooding will be amplified if coincident with high tides and strong, onshore winds.
42.0 FeetFlooding of US Highway 101 near Requa Road, the road to Klamath Glen, and adjacent low-lying secondary roads near the delta is likely. Flooding will be amplified with high tides and strong onshore winds.
46.0 FeetNumerous road closures are expected including US Highway 101 and secondary roads in the area. Significant flooding of many homes and businesses will occur. Loss of power is likely due to inundation of transfer station.
49.0 FeetExtensive flooding along the river from Blue Creek downstream to the Pacific Ocean. Most roads in the area, including US Highway 101, Requa Road, and the road to Klamath Glen are likely to be flooded and impassable.
63.0 FeetSevere flooding of the delta area below the levee. Most roads will be flooded and impassable, including US Highway 101 and numerous secondary roads. The forecast level is within 2.5 feet of top of levee protecting Klamath Glen. Any persons living or working in areas protected by the levee should be prepared to take appropriate action and move to higher ground. High tides and strong onshore winds will amplify effects.
64.0 FeetSevere flooding in the delta area is likely, particularly US Highway 101 in the vicinity of Requa Road, the access road to Klamath Glen, and secondary roads. The forecast level is within 1.5 feet of top of levee. Any persons living or working in areas protected by the levee should be prepared to take appropriate action and move to higher ground. High tides and strong onshore winds will amplify effects.
65.0 FeetSevere flooding in the delta area is likely, particularly US Highway 101 in the vicinity of Requa Road, the access road to Klamath Glen, and secondary roads. The forecast level is within 0.5 feet of top of levee. Any persons living or working in areas protected by the levee should take appropriate action and move to higher ground. High tides and strong onshore winds will amplify effects.
65.5 FeetExtensive and severe flooding can be expected from above Klamath Glen to the Pacific Ocean including the towns of Klamath and Klamath Glen and US Highway 101. The forecast level is at the top of the levee. Any persons living or working in areas protected by the levee should take appropriate action and move to higher ground. High tides and strong onshore winds amplify effects.
66.0 FeetExtensive and severe flooding can be expected from above Klamath Glen to the Pacific Ocean including the towns of Klamath and Klamath Glen and US Highway 101. The forecast level is over the top of the levee. Any persons living or working in areas protected by the levee should take appropriate action and move to higher ground.
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 Eureka 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.