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Cayuga Creek at Lancaster Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 9:45PM Apr 23, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 10:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:30PM Apr 23, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 10:45PM Apr 23, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 11:15PM Apr 23, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 11:30PM Apr 23, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 11:45PM Apr 23, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 12:15AM Apr 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 12:30AM Apr 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 12:45AM Apr 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 1:15AM Apr 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 1:30AM Apr 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 1:45AM Apr 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 2:15AM Apr 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 2:30AM Apr 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.29 ft at 2:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.25 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.25 ft at 8:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.25 ft at 8:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.25 ft at 8:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.25 ft at 8:46AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.2 ft at 1:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.2 ft at 1:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.2 ft at 1:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.19 ft at 2:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 9:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 9:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 9:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 9:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 10:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 10:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 10:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 10:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 11:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 11:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:46AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 1:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 1:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 1:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 1:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 7:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 7:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:46AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 11:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 11:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 11:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 11:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.07 ft at 3:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.07 ft at 4:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.07 ft at 4:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.07 ft at 4:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.07 ft at 4:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 8:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 8:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 10:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 10:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 10:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 10:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 11:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 11:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 11:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 11:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 12:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 12:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 12:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 12:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 1:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 1:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 2:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 2:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 2:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 2:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 3:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 3:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 3:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 3:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.01 ft at 4:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.01 ft at 4:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.01 ft at 4:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.01 ft at 4:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4.01 ft at 5:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4 ft at 5:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4 ft at 5:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4 ft at 5:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4 ft at 6:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4 ft at 6:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4 ft at 6:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 4 ft at 6:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.99 ft at 7:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.99 ft at 7:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.99 ft at 7:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.99 ft at 7:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.99 ft at 8:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:15PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:30PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:45PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:15PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:30PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:45PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 2:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 2:15PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 2:30PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 2:45PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:15PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:30PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:45PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:15PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:30PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:45PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:15PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:30PM Apr 26, 2015Highest Forecast: 4 ft 8:00PM Apr 26, 2015Forecast: 3.9 ft 2:00AM Apr 27, 2015Forecast: 3.9 ft 8:00AM Apr 27, 2015Forecast: 3.9 ft 2:00PM Apr 27, 2015Forecast: 3.9 ft 8:00PM Apr 27, 2015Forecast: 3.9 ft 2:00AM Apr 28, 2015Forecast: 3.9 ft 8:00AM Apr 28, 2015Forecast: 3.9 ft 2:00PM Apr 28, 2015Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00PM Apr 28, 2015Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00AM Apr 29, 2015Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00AM Apr 29, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLCSN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:31PM Apr 26, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 11:27AM Apr 26)Latest observed value: 3.93 ft at 5:30 PM EDT 26-Apr-2015. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Cayuga Creek at Lancaster are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 12.36 ft on 03/09/1942
(2) 12.00 ft on 03/24/1941
(3) 11.74 ft on 03/21/1978
(4) 11.65 ft on 02/19/1948
(5) 11.01 ft on 03/03/1945
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.29 ft on 11/24/2014
(2) 8.50 ft on 06/13/2013
(3) 8.18 ft on 04/26/2011
(4) 8.26 ft on 01/25/2010
(5) 9.31 ft on 03/08/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.40 ft on 08/03/1999
(2) 2.50 ft on 07/24/1979
(3) 2.50 ft on 08/30/1995
(4) 2.56 ft on 06/25/1999
(5) 2.80 ft on 09/01/1998
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12 Major flood, protective dikes in town of Lancaster are topped. Major damages to commercial and residential areas in village of Lancaster. Widespread flooding in Alden, Marilla, and Cheektowaga, especially near Bowen Road, Transit Road, and Union Road including Williamstowne apartments.
10 Moderate flood, flooding of backyards, basements and streets in Village of Lancaster. Some flooding of low lying areas in Alden, Marilla, and Cheektowaga, especially near Bowen Road and Transit Road. Some flooding possible near Union Road too.
8 Flood stage, minor flooding in lowlying areas of Lancaster and Alden.
6 Action stage, high flows. No flooding.
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Latitude: 42.890000° N, Longitude: 78.645278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 672.02 ft 680.02 ft  

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