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KLAMATH RIVER - SEIAD VALLEY (SEIC1)
Latitude: 41.85º NLongitude: 123.23º WElevation: 1320 Feet
Location: Siskiyou County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Issuance Time: May 25 2019 at 8:57 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 26 2019 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 13.0 FeetFlood Stage: 15.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2017*
43,000
17.95
Feb 10, 2017
2016*
18,600
11.92
Jan 18, 2016
2015*
36,100
16.29
Feb 7, 2015
2014*
9,190
8.15
Mar 10, 2014
2013*
12,800
9.69
Dec 5, 2012
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1951 to Present)**
1965*
165,000
33.75
Dec 23, 1964
1974*
126,000
29.65
Jan 16, 1974
1956*
122,000
29.20
Dec 22, 1955
1997* 117,000 28.72 Jan 1, 1997
2006* 74,000 23.17 Dec 31, 2005
* Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
** Most recent continuous record back to Jul 1951 with segmented periods back to Oct 1912
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ080)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely this morning, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Snow level 4000 feet rising to 7000 feet this afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s to lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s to lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s to lower 80s.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Friday: Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s to lower 80s.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s to lower 80s.
Impacts - E19 Information
15.0 FeetThe Klamath River begins to flow out of its banks in some areas. Some low-lying structures may be flooded.
20.0 FeetHighway 96 inundated in low-lying spots along the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. Flooding is also likely at the confluence with the Scott River and the confluence of Indian Creek.
28.0 FeetConsiderable flooding along the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. Sections of Highway 96 are flooded.
33.8 FeetMajor flooding is occuring along the entire reach of the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. Much of Highway 96 is impassable.
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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.