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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
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
1,130
5.39
Jan 27, 2020
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
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - May 1904 to Present)* - Ranked by Flow
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)
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms this evening. Haze through the night. Patchy smoke late this evening. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds this evening. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny in the morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Haze through the day. Patchy smoke in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s. Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the southwest late 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 to mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast well after midnight.

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

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 50s.

Thursday through Sunday: Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 80s to lower 90s. Lows in the lower to mid 50s.
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.