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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
2021
250
3.50
Nov 11, 2020
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
 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: Mostly cloudy this evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph decreasing to around 5 mph in the late evening and early morning, then shifting to the southeast well after midnight.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s to lower 90s. Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms 30 percent.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall in the evening. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph becoming south 5 to 10 mph late in the evening and overnight. Chance of thunderstorms 10 percent.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 50s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

Thursday through Monday: Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 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.