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Tonawanda Creek at Batavia Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 1:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:16PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 1:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 12:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 12:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:16AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 2:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 2:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 2:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 2:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 3:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 3:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 3:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 3:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 8:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 8:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 8:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 8:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 9:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 11:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 11:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 11:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 11:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:16PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 6:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 6:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 6:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 12:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 12:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:16AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 10:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 10:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:17PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 2:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 2:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 3:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 4:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 4:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 4:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 7:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 9:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 9:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 10:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 10:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 10:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 10:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 11:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 11:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 11:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 11:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 12:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 12:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:00AM Nov 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.03 ft at 1:16AM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 7:00AM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 1:00PM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 2 ft 7:00PM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 2.3 ft 1:00AM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 2.7 ft 7:00AM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00PM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 7:00PM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 4.4 ft 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.5 ft 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBTVN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:00AM Nov 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:52PM Nov 22)Latest observed value: 2.03 ft at 1:16 AM EST 23-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 9 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 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) 11.94 ft on 12/22/2013
(2) 10.57 ft on 03/09/2009
(3) 10.70 ft on 02/13/2009
(4) 11.72 ft on 12/28/2008
(5) 11.89 ft on 03/15/2007
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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

River Stage
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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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(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 876.330017089844 ft 885.330017089844 ft  

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