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Cayuga Creek at Lancaster Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.97 ft at 2:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 4:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 4:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 4:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 4:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 5:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 5:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 5:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 5:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 8:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 8:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 8:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 9:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 9:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 9:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 3:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 4:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 4:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 4:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 4:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 10:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 10:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 11:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 11:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 12:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 12:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 1:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 1:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 2:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 4:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 4:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 5:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 5:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 7:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 8:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 8:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 9:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 9:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 10:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 11:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 11:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 12:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 1:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 2:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 3:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 4:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 5:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 5:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 7:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 8:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 9:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 10:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 1:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 2:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 3:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 5:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 5:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 1:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 4:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 4:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 9:15PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 9:45PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 10:15PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 10:30PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 10:45PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 11:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:30AM Apr 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 2:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 8:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 2:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 8:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 2:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00AM Apr 26, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLCSN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:30AM Apr 24, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:04AM Apr 23)Latest observed value: 4.39 ft at 1:30 AM EDT 24-Apr-2014. 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

Historical Crests
(1) 12.58 ft on 03/30/1960
(2) 12.36 ft on 03/09/1942
(3) 12.00 ft on 03/24/1941
(4) 11.74 ft on 03/21/1978
(5) 11.65 ft on 02/19/1948
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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 APTS.
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
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
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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