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Tonawanda Creek at Batavia Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 10:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 10:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 11:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 11:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 11:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 11:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 12:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 12:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 12:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 12:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:17PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:45PM Mar 03, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 2:00PM Mar 03, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 2:15PM Mar 03, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 2:30PM Mar 03, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 2:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 3:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 3:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 4:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 4:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 4:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 5:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 5:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 5:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 5:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 9:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 11:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 11:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 12:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 12:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 12:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 12:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 1:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 1:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 1:16AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 1:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 1:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 2:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 2:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 2:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 2:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 4:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 4:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 4:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 4:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 6:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 6:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 6:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 6:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 7:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 7:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 7:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 7:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 9:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 9:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 10:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 10:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 10:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 10:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 1:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 1:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 1:16PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 1:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 1:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 2:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 3:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 3:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 3:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 3:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 4:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 4:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 4:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 4:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 5:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 5:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 5:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 6:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 6:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 6:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 6:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 7:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 7:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 7:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 7:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.94 ft at 9:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 1:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 1:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 1:16AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.95 ft at 1:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 1:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 2:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 2:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 2:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 2:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 4:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 4:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 4:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 4:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 5:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 5:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 5:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 5:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 7:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.96 ft at 7:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 9:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 9:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 9:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 9:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 12:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.97 ft at 12:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 12:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 12:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:17PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.98 ft at 5:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 9:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 9:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 9:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 9:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 10:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 10:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 10:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 10:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 11:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 11:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 11:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 11:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 12:00AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 12:15AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 12:30AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 12:45AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:00AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:15AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:17AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:30AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:45AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 2:00AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 2:15AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 2:30AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 2:45AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 3:00AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 3:15AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 3:30AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 3:45AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 4:00AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 4:15AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 4:30AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 4:45AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 5:00AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 5:15AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 5:30AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 5:45AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 6:00AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 6:15AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 6:30AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 6:45AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 7:00AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 7:15AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 7:30AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 7:45AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Observation: 2 ft at 8:00AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.7 ft 1:00PM Mar 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.7 ft 7:00PM Mar 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.7 ft 1:00AM Mar 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.7 ft 7:00AM Mar 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.7 ft 1:00PM Mar 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.7 ft 7:00PM Mar 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.7 ft 1:00AM Mar 08, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.7 ft 8:00AM Mar 08, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBTVN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:00AM Mar 6, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:43AM Mar 5)Latest observed value: 2 ft at 8:00 AM EST 6-Mar-2015. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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NOTE: Impact statements listed below may not be representative during times of ice jam flooding.

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NOTE: Forecasts for the Tonawanda Creek at Batavia are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 14.50 ft on 03/01/1942
(2) 13.85 ft on 04/06/1947
(3) 13.73 ft on 03/29/1950
(4) 13.44 ft on 03/02/1955
(5) 12.70 ft on 03/31/1960
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.02 ft on 11/25/2014
(2) 11.94 ft on 12/22/2013
(3) 10.57 ft on 03/09/2009
(4) 10.70 ft on 02/13/2009
(5) 11.72 ft on 12/28/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.89 ft on 09/09/2008
(2) 1.20 ft on 07/19/1983
(3) 1.30 ft on 08/03/1999
(4) 1.30 ft on 09/03/1995
(5) 1.50 ft on 07/15/1998
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12 Major flood, considerable residential and commercial flooding from the west side of Batavia through East Pembroke. Widespread flooding in low lying areas and feeder streams along the entire reach of Tonawanda Creek, including the Tonawanda Indian Reservation and extending into the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge.
10 Moderate flood, flooding along West Main Street and South Main Street in Batavia and along the creek from Batavia to East Pembroke, extending to the Tonawanda Indian Reservation. Flooding will mainly impact roads, with some residential and commerical flooding possible.
9 Flood stage, some flooding in Batavia, possibly impacting Kibbe Park, Walnut Street, and Law Street. Flooding in rural areas of Alexander and the lowlands of the Alabama Swamps with some road closures likely.
7 Action stage, high flows. Minor impact on some rural roads north of Alexander.
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Latitude: 42.997500° N, Longitude: 78.188611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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 876.330017089844 ft 885.330017089844 ft  

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