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WILLIAMSON RIVER - CHILOQUIN (WMSO3)
Latitude: 42.57º NLongitude: 121.88º WElevation: 4149 Feet
Location: Klamath County in OregonRiver Group: North Coast
Monitor Stage: 8.0 FeetFlood Stage: 9.0 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2020
1,120
4.26
Jan 29, 2020
2019
4,000
6.57
Apr 14, 2019
2018
1,650
4.81
Mar 26, 2018
2017
5,520
7.56
Mar 24, 2017
2016
2,740
5.85
Mar 18, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - April 1917 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1997
17,100
10.27
Jan 5, 1997
1964
16,100
10.56
Feb 26, 1964
1982
10,200
8.45
Feb 24, 1982
1970
8,010
7.53
Feb 27, 1970
1943
7,660
7.29
Apr 1, 1943
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (ORZ029)
Tonight: Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms this evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Haze through the night. Patchy smoke late this evening. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds this evening. Lows in the lower 50s to lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast well after midnight. Chance of thunderstorms 30 percent.

Monday: Sunny in the morning, then partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Haze through the day. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s. East winds around 5 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Haze through the night. Lows in the lower 50s to lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast well after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Haze. Highs in the lower to mid 90s. East winds around 5 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s to lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest after midnight.

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

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Cooler. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s.

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

Thursday Night through Sunday: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s.
Impacts - E19 Information
8.0 FeetWater is nearing many structures along and near the river. Water is close to structures at the Water Wheel Campground near US Highway 97.
9.0 FeetWater exceeds the channel of the river and begins to impact structures along the river and in low-lying areas near the river.
10.0 FeetWidespread flooding is occurring along the Williamson River from the US Highway 97 bridge downstream to Upper Klamath Lake. Widespread farm land is flooded and numerous structures as well.
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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.