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Cattaraugas Creek at Gowanda Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.79 ft at 10:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 10:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 10:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 10:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 11:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 12:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 12:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 12:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 12:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 1:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 1:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 1:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 1:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 2:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 2:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 2:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 2:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 5:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 6:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 6:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 6:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 6:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 7:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 7:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 7:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 7:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 8:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 9:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 9:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 9:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.84 ft at 9:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 10:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 10:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 10:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 10:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 11:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 11:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 11:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 11:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 12:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 12:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 12:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 12:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 1:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 1:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 2:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 2:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 2:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 2:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 3:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:15PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 4:30PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 4:45PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 5:00PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 5:15PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 5:30PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 5:45PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 6:00PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 6:15PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 6:30PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 6:45PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 7:00PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 7:15PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 7:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 7:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 10:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 10:15PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 10:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 10:45PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 11:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 11:15PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 11:30PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 11:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:00AM Mar 02, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 12:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 1:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 1:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 1:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 1:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 2:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 2:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 2:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 2:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 3:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 3:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 3:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 3:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 4:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 4:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 4:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 4:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 5:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 5:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 5:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 5:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 6:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 6:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 6:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 6:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 7:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 8:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 8:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 8:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 8:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 9:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 9:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 9:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 9:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 10:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 10:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 10:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 10:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 11:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 12:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 1:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 1:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 1:30PM Mar 02, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 1:45PM Mar 02, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 2:00PM Mar 02, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 2:15PM Mar 02, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 2:30PM Mar 02, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 2:45PM Mar 02, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 3:00PM Mar 02, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 3:15PM Mar 02, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 3:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 3:45PM Mar 02, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 4:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 5:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 5:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 6:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 6:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 6:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 6:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 7:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 8:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 8:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 8:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 8:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 9:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 9:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 9:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 9:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 10:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 10:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 10:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 10:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 11:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 11:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 12:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 12:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 12:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 1:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 1:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 1:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 1:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 2:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 2:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 3:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 3:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 3:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 5:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 6:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 6:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 6:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 7:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 7:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 7:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 9:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:45AM Mar 03, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 10:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 10:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 10:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 10:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 11:00AM Mar 03, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 11:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 11:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:45AM Mar 03, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 12:00PM Mar 03, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 12:15PM Mar 03, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 12:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:45PM Mar 03, 2015Highest Observation: 2.92 ft at 1:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 1:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 1:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 1:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 2:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 2:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 2:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 2:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 3:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 4:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 4:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 4:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 4:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 5:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 5:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 5:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 5:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 6:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 6:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 6:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 6:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 7:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 7:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 7:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.84 ft at 7:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 8:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:15PM Mar 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 1:00AM Mar 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 7:00AM Mar 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 1:00PM Mar 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 7:00PM Mar 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 1:00AM Mar 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 7:00AM Mar 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 1:00PM Mar 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 7:00PM Mar 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 1:00AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 7:00AM Mar 06, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGOWN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:46PM Mar 3, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 11:15AM Mar 3)Latest observed value: 2.72 ft at 9:15 PM EST 3-Mar-2015. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Impact statements listed below may not be representative during times of ice jam flooding.

NOTE: Please report ice jams to local authorities.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Cattaraugas Creek at Gowanda are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 14.14 ft on 03/07/1956
(2) 13.99 ft on 09/14/1979
(3) 13.62 ft on 03/17/1942
(4) 13.47 ft on 08/10/2009
(5) 13.02 ft on 01/19/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.54 ft on 12/21/2013
(2) 13.47 ft on 08/10/2009
(3) 10.41 ft on 03/15/2007
(4) 12.02 ft on 06/26/1998
(5) 13.02 ft on 01/19/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.00 ft on 10/23/1963
(2) 1.30 ft on 08/03/1999
(3) 1.50 ft on 08/15/1995
(4) 1.60 ft on 06/25/1999

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14 Major flood, extreme residential and commercial flooding downstream from gowanda. Also some flooding 1 to 2 miles upstream. Serious flooding possible near thatcher brook in gowanda and sunset bay near lake erie.
12 Moderate flood, residential flooding begins downstream of gowanda, especially on the right bank. Flooding also possible at sunset bay on lake erie and along thatcher brook in gowanda.
10 Flood stage, flooding along right bank a half mile to a mile downstream from gowanda, mostly in industrial and commercial areas. Watch for developing problems along thatcher creek in gowanda and at sunset bay at the mouth near lake erie.
8 Action stage, water begins to spill over right bank near the sewage disposal plant, about 1 mile downstream from gowanda.
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Latitude: 42.463889° N, Longitude: 78.935278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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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 738.83 ft 748.83 ft  

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