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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Molalla River near Canby are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.76 ft on 12/22/1964
(2) 25.45 ft on 01/21/1972
(3) 25.00 ft on 11/24/1960
(4) 24.90 ft on 01/07/1948
(5) 24.60 ft on 02/07/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.00 ft on 01/20/2012
(2) 23.06 ft on 01/02/2009
(3) 24.00 ft on 11/10/1996
(4) 24.60 ft on 02/07/1996
(5) 24.43 ft on 01/15/1974
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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25 expect major flooding from Canby to the Willamette River. Historically, businesses along Hwy 99E in West Canby have been threatened by high water at this point. Flooding in the community of Barlow can be expected at this and higher stages, along with flooding of numerous homes and agricultural land.
24 expect widespread flooding of agricultural land and secondary roads. Historically, buildings and other structures in the lower sections of the river from Canby downstream to the confluence with the Pudding River begin to flood at this point.
23 expect flooding of low-lying agricultural land from Canby downstream to the confluence with the Pudding River. Some secondary roads and a few structures may begin to flood.
(1) USGS gage house
(2) Upstream view from Ivy Street Bridge
(3) Downstream view from Ivy Street Bridge

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