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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: Sep 17 2021 at 8:00 AM PDTNext Issuance: Sep 18 2021 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
2020*
7,270
7.08
Apr 24, 2020
2019*
18,200
11.60
Apr 9, 2019
2018*
12,500
9.52
Apr 7, 2018
2017*
43,000
17.95
Feb 10, 2017
2016*
18,600
11.92
Jan 18, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Jul 1951 to Present)** - Ranked by Flow
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: Sunny, smoke. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph this afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Smoke in the evening. Haze through the night. Patchy smoke after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Haze and patchy smoke through the day. Highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Saturday Night: Rain in the evening, then showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s to lower 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet lowering to 6500 feet in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of showers 60 percent.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.

Monday and Monday Night: Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s. Lows in the lower 40s to lower 50s.

Tuesday: Sunny, warmer. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s.

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

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the lower 70s to lower 80s.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Thursday: Sunny. 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.
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.