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SPRAGUE RIVER - BEATTY (BTYO3)
Latitude: 42.45º NLongitude: 121.24º WElevation: 4305 Feet
Location: Klamath County in OregonRiver Group: North Coast
Monitor Stage: 7.5 FeetFlood Stage: 8.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2020
666
5.35
Jan 27, 2020
2019
1,770
8.54
Apr 10, 2019
2018
1,320
7.20
Apr 24, 2018
2017
2,850
9.64
Feb 10, 2017
2016
1,470
7.38
Mar 15, 2016
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1953 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1965
6,980
12.19
Dec 23, 1964
1997
6,372
11.50
Jan 2, 1997
1970
3,810
10.01
Jan 24, 1970
1956 3,340 9.44 Dec 23, 1955
1996 3,280 9.30 Feb 8, 1996
* Data utilizes mean daily values rather than instantaneous values
** Most recent continuous record back to Oct 1953 with segmented periods back to Apr 1912
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (ORZ030)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers early this morning, then isolated rain showers in the late morning and afternoon. Snow level 5500 feet this morning. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west in the late morning and afternoon. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Widespread frost after midnight. Lows in the lower 20s to lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east well after midnight.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. East winds around 5 mph shifting to the south in the late morning and early afternoon, then shifting to the southwest late in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. West winds around 5 mph shifting to the north after midnight, then shifting to the east well after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the southwest late in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

Friday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Patchy frost in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s.

Friday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Widespread frost after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

Saturday: Sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs in the lower to mid 70s.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs in the lower to mid 70s.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s to lower 40s.

Monday: Sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs in the lower to mid 70s.
Impacts - E19 Information
8.0 FeetWidespread agricultural flooding can be expected downstream in the Sprague River Valley in the vicinity of Sprague River and Lone Pine.
9.0 FeetFlooding of structures along the Sprague River in the vicinity of Sprague River, Lone Pine, and downstream can be expected. Widespread agricultural flooding is likely in this area as well.
10.0 FeetFlooding of numerous homes and other structures along the Sprague River is likely. Some relocations and evacuations have taken place at these river stages in the past.
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.