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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
2021
290
3.22
Apr 25, 2021
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
 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)
Rest of Today: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers early this afternoon. Slight chance of thunderstorms late this afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 70s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph this afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower to mid 40s. West winds 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight, then shifting to the south well after midnight.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Snow level 7000 feet after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Chance of rain in the morning, then rain and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 7000 feet. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Breezy. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph late in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow in the evening, then chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Breezy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then chance of rain showers, snow showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers in the evening. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

Memorial Day: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow in the morning, then slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 50s.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s.

Tuesday Night and Wednesday: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s 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.