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PIT RIVER - CANBY (CNBC1)
Latitude: 41.41º NLongitude: 120.93º WElevation: 4266 Feet
Location: Modoc County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Upper Sacramento
Issuance Time: Jan 26 2021 at 2:01 PM PSTNext Issuance: Jan 27 2021 at 9:00 AM PST
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
2019
3,640
8.64
Apr 10, 2019
2018
1,840
6.53
Apr 9, 2018
2017
5,810
10.61
Feb 10, 2017
2016
2,150
6.98
Mar 15, 2016
2015
991
5.13
May 25, 2015
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - May 1904 to Present)*
1904
13,000
15.00
Mar 08, 1904
1986
9,180
12.87
Feb 19, 1986
1938
8,210
12.65
Dec 11, 1937
1997
7,280
11.82
Jan 02, 1997
 * Period of Record - Jan 1904 to Dec 1905, May 1929 to Current Year (1929 to 1931 incomplete)
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ085)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until early afternoon. Snow this morning, then chance of snow this afternoon. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Windy. South winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the evening, then snow likely after midnight. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches except 2 to 3 inches in the warner mountains. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.

Thursday: Snow showers likely in the morning, then rain and snow showers likely in the afternoon. Snow level 4200 feet in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches except 2 to 4 inches in the warner mountains. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning, then chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

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

Monday: Rain and snow likely. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Snow likely in the evening, then chance of snow after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs in the mid 30s.
Impacts - E19 Information
8.5 FeetMinor flooding in Canby and Lookout in southwest Modoc county, as well as Beiber and Nubeiber in northwest Lassen county.
9.0 FeetModerate flooding in southwest Modoc and northwest Lassen counties.
10.0 FeetMajor flooding in southwest Modoc and northwest Lassen counties.
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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.