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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
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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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)
Tonight: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms early this evening, then partly cloudy late this evening and overnight. Lows around 40. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph well after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s to lower 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s.

Friday Night and Saturday: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s to lower 80s.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 40s. Highs in the lower to mid 70s.

Sunday Night through Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s. Highs in the lower to mid 70s.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s.
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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.