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PIT RIVER - CANBY (CNBC1)
Latitude: 41.41º NLongitude: 120.93º WElevation: 4266 Feet
Location: Modoc County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Upper SacramentoRiver 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
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
2018
1,840
6.53
Apr 9, 2018
 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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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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ085)
Today: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow this morning, then snow likely this afternoon. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches except 2 to 4 inches in the warner mountains. Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Snow likely in the evening, then chance of snow after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch except 2 to 3 inches in the warner mountains. Lows 15 to 20. West winds 10 to 20 mph shifting to the southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of snow 70 percent.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch except 2 to 3 inches in the warner mountains. Highs in the lower to mid 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the late morning and afternoon.

Monday Night: Snow likely. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent.

Tuesday: Snow likely in the morning, then rain and snow likely in the afternoon. Snow level 4200 feet in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Breezy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph until early afternoon. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the evening, then chance of snow after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 20s.

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

Wednesday Night through Friday: Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20. Highs in the mid 30s to mid 40s.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s.

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