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KLAMATH RIVER - ORLEANS (ONSC1)
Latitude: 41.30º NLongitude: 123.54º WElevation: 354 Feet
Location: Humboldt County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: Oct 17 2021 at 7:44 AM PDTNext Issuance: Oct 18 2021 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 32.0 FeetFlood Stage: 38.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2020*
42,900
16.64
Jan 26, 2020
2019*
69,500
21.40
Apr 8, 2019
2018*
42,200
16.49
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
130,000
29.29
Feb 9, 2017
2016*
80,700
23.23
Jan 17, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1927 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1965*
307,000
76.50
Dec 22, 1964
1974*
279,000
37.24
Jan 16, 1974
1986*
278,000
37.16
Feb 18, 1986
1997*
258,000
37.79
Jan 01, 1997
2006*
213,000
34.80
Dec 30, 2005
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ105)
Tonight: Rain showers and snow showers in the evening, then chance of rain showers and snow showers overnight. Snow level 4500 feet. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches. Lows 34 to 44.

Monday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Highs 53 to 68.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog overnight. Lows 35 to 45.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Snow level 4500 feet. Highs 59 to 74. Southeast wind around 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Breezy. Rain showers likely. Lows 39 to 49. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph with gusts at higher elevations to around 40 mph.

Wednesday: Rain showers. Highs 56 to 71.

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 43 to 53. Highs 61 to 76.

Thursday Night: Rain showers. Lows 41 to 51.

Friday and Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 55 to 70. Lows 40 to 50.

Saturday: Rain showers likely. Highs 51 to 66.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Rain showers. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 51 to 66.
Impacts - E19 Information
34.0 FeetPossible flooding of Highway 96 north of the bridge at Orleans, and other low-lying adjacent areas.
35.0 FeetFlooding is likely in lower areas south of Highway 96 near Orleans and of the highway itself north of the bridge at Orleans. Flooding is possible on Highway 96 near Ishi Pishi Bar.
37.0 FeetFlooding in low-lying areas south of Highway 96 near Orleans and of the highway itself north of the bridge at Orleans. There may also be flooding of Highway 96 at Ishi Pishi Bar.
38.0 FeetExtensive flooding of low-lying areas south of Highway 96 near Orleans and of the highway itself north of the bridge at Orleans. Flooding is likely near Ishi Pishi Bar and Slate Creek. Water may enter the fire house and other buildings on the southwest side of Orleans.
40.0 FeetExtensive flooding of areas south of Highway 96 near Orleans, of Highway 96 north of the bridge and Orleans, at Ishi Pishi Bar, and near Slate Creek. Flooding of the fire house and other buildings on the southwest side of Orleans is expected. Flooding of Highway 96 in Orleans possible.
43.0 FeetFlood waters are likely to cover Highway 96 in numerous locations and will threaten residences and businesses in and around Orleans including Sandy Bar cabins, Riverside Trailer Park, and the downtown area. All persons in the vicinity of the river should take appropriate action and move to higher ground if necessary.
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.