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Ellicott Creek below Williamsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.66 ft at 8:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 9:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 9:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 10:00PM Oct 17, 2014Highest Observation: 2.69 ft at 10:15PM Oct 17, 2014Highest Observation: 2.69 ft at 10:30PM Oct 17, 2014Highest Observation: 2.69 ft at 10:45PM Oct 17, 2014Highest Observation: 2.69 ft at 11:00PM Oct 17, 2014Highest Observation: 2.69 ft at 11:15PM Oct 17, 2014Highest Observation: 2.69 ft at 11:30PM Oct 17, 2014Highest Observation: 2.69 ft at 11:45PM Oct 17, 2014Highest Observation: 2.69 ft at 11:46PM Oct 17, 2014Highest Observation: 2.69 ft at 12:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 12:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 12:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 12:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 1:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 1:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 1:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 1:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 2:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 2:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 3:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 4:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 9:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 9:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 10:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:46AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 12:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 12:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 12:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 12:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 1:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 1:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 1:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 1:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 2:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 3:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 4:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 4:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 4:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 4:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 7:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 10:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 10:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:46PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 10:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:46AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 3:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 3:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 5:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 8:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 8:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 8:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 8:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 9:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 9:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:46PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 12:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 12:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 12:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 1:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 1:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 1:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 2:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 2:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 2:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 3:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 3:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 3:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 5:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 5:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 5:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 5:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 7:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 9:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 9:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 9:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 10:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 10:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:46AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 2:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.12 ft at 3:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 5:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 5:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 5:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 8:15PM Oct 20, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 2.7 ft 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 2.7 ft 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWILN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:31PM Oct 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:26AM Oct 20)Latest observed value: 2.1 ft at 8:15 PM EDT 20-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Ellicott Creek below Williamsville 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) 11.59 ft on 03/31/1960
(2) 11.19 ft on 02/25/1985
(3) 10.35 ft on 12/29/2008
(4) 10.10 ft on 01/09/1998
(5) 9.94 ft on 01/25/1999
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.60 ft on 09/01/1998
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12 Major flood, widespread residential flooding. In Amherst, North Forest to Hopkins, Maple to French including Getzville. In Williamsville, Lehn Springs Drive. In Tonawanda, Ellicott Creek Road to Interstate 290, Colvin to Niagara Falls Blvd. In Cheektowaga and Lancaster, Aero Drive area, Bowmansville Fire Atation area. UB bike path flooded.
10 Moderate flood, extensive flooding in Ellicott Creek Park and minor flooding in surrounding neighborhoods in Tonawanda. UB bike path flooded and closed. Aero Drive, Holtz to Transit Roads in Cheektowaga closed. Flooding around Bowmansville Fire Hall. Areas east of North Forest from Maple to French Roads subject to sewer backups.
8 Flood stage, some flooding begins along Aero Drive from Holtz to Transit Roads in Cheektowaga. Also some flooding along the flood control project area in Amherst such as the bike path and golf course. Minor flooding in Ellicott Creek Park. Little or no overall damage.
6 Action stage, high flows. No flooding.
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Latitude: 42.977778° N, Longitude: 78.763889° 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)
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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 586.41 ft 594.41 ft  

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