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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
2023
2,830
8.00
Mar 17, 2023
2022
980
5.10
Jan 7, 2022
2021
250
3.50
Nov 11, 2020
2020
1,130
5.39
Jan 27, 2020
2019
3,640
8.64
Apr 10, 2019
 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)
Rest of Tonight: Mostly clear. Haze. Lows around 60. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south around 5 mph well after midnight.

Monday: Sunny. Haze and patchy smoke in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 90 to 100. East winds around 5 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Clear. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Haze through the night. Patchy smoke after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

Tuesday: Haze and patchy smoke in the morning. Sunny with isolated thunderstorms. Highs 90 to 100. Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the south early in the afternoon, then shifting to the southwest late in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south around 5 mph well after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 90s.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 60s.

Thursday through Friday: Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 80s to lower 90s. Lows in the mid 50s to mid 60s.

Friday Night through Sunday: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s to lower 90s.
Impacts - E19 Information
15.0 FeetRecord flood stage - expect disastrous flooding throughout southwest Modoc and northwest Lassen counties. 13000 cfs
13.0 FeetExpect disastrous flooding throughout southwest Modoc and northwest Lassen counties. 9300 cfs
11.0 FeetExpect major flooding in Canby and Lookout in southwest Modoc county and northwest Lassen county. 6600 cfs
10.0 FeetExpect major flooding in Bieber, Nubieber, and throughout northwest Lassen county 5400 cfs
9.5 FeetExpect significant flooding in southwest Modoc and northwest Lassen counties. 4900 cfs
9.0 FeetExpect moderate flooding in Canby and Lookout in Modoc County and Bieber and Nubieber in Lassen County 4300 cfs
8.5 FeetFlood stage - Expect minor flooding in Canby Lookout Bieber and Nubieber California and throughout southwest Modoc and northwest Lassen Counties. 4300 CFS
7.5 FeetExpect minor lowland flooding from Canby in Modoc County down to Beiber and throughout northwest Lassen County 2900 CFS
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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.