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SCOTT RIVER - FORT JONES (FTJC1)
Latitude: 41.64º NLongitude: 123.01º WElevation: 2624 Feet
Location: Siskiyou County in CaliforniaRiver Group: North Coast
Monitor Stage: 12.0 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
1,720
8.41
2019
6,160
12.61
Apr 9, 2019
2018
3,850
10.75
Apr 7, 2018
2017
16,100
17.90
Feb 10, 2017
2016
6,340
12.78
Mar 6, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1941 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1965
54,600
25.34
Dec 22, 1964
1956
38,500
21.40
Dec 22, 1955
1974
36,700
23.67
Jan 16, 1974
1997
34,300
23.47
Jan 01, 1997
1982
25,500
20.52
Dec 20, 1981
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ080)
Tonight: Partly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms this evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Haze through the night. Patchy smoke late this evening and overnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds this evening. Lows in the lower to mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest late this evening, then shifting to the east after midnight.

Monday: Sunny. Haze and patchy smoke. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s. East winds around 5 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Haze and patchy smoke through the night. Lows in the lower to mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny. Patchy smoke in the morning. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s. Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the southwest late in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph shifting to the north after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s.

Wednesday Night through Sunday: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s to lower 90s.
Impacts - E19 Information
13.0 FeetSome flooding of pasture land begins at this point.
15.0 FeetSome flooding of structures at this point.
25.0 FeetMajor flooding of the Scott Valley at this stage.
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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.