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Tonawanda Creek at Batavia Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 9:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:30AM Jun 29, 2015Highest Observation: 3.96 ft at 10:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:00AM Jun 29, 2015Highest Observation: 3.96 ft at 11:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:15PM Jun 29, 2015Highest Observation: 3.96 ft at 12:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 1:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 2:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:16PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 3:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 3:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.92 ft at 3:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 3:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.92 ft at 4:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.9 ft at 5:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.9 ft at 5:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.88 ft at 5:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.87 ft at 6:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.85 ft at 7:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.85 ft at 7:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.85 ft at 7:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.82 ft at 8:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.83 ft at 8:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.82 ft at 8:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.82 ft at 9:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.81 ft at 9:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.8 ft at 9:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.8 ft at 9:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.79 ft at 10:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.78 ft at 10:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.78 ft at 10:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.77 ft at 10:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.75 ft at 11:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.73 ft at 11:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.74 ft at 11:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.72 ft at 11:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.7 ft at 12:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.64 ft at 1:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.62 ft at 2:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.62 ft at 2:16AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.62 ft at 2:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.61 ft at 2:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.59 ft at 3:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.5 ft at 4:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 5:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 6:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.41 ft at 6:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.41 ft at 6:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.37 ft at 7:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.33 ft at 8:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 9:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 9:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 11:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 12:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.05 ft at 1:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.03 ft at 2:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.02 ft at 2:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.02 ft at 2:16PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3 ft at 2:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3 ft at 2:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3 ft at 3:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.99 ft at 3:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.98 ft at 3:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.97 ft at 3:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.96 ft at 4:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.96 ft at 4:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.95 ft at 4:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.95 ft at 4:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.94 ft at 5:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.94 ft at 5:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 5:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 5:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 6:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 6:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 6:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 6:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 7:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 7:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 7:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 7:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 8:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 8:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 8:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 8:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 9:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.94 ft at 9:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.94 ft at 9:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.95 ft at 9:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.95 ft at 10:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.96 ft at 10:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.96 ft at 10:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.96 ft at 10:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.97 ft at 11:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.97 ft at 11:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.98 ft at 11:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.98 ft at 11:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 2.99 ft at 12:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3 ft at 12:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 2.99 ft at 12:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 2.99 ft at 12:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3 ft at 1:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3 ft at 1:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.02 ft at 1:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:17AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.02 ft at 2:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.02 ft at 2:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.03 ft at 3:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.03 ft at 3:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 3:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.05 ft at 3:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.05 ft at 4:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 4:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 4:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 5:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 5:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 1:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 1:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 1:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 1:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:16PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 2:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 3:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.28 ft at 3:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 4:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.28 ft at 4:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.37 ft at 6:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.37 ft at 7:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.37 ft at 7:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.5 ft at 12:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:17AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.62 ft at 4:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.61 ft at 5:00AM Jul 02, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00AM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 3.3 ft 2:00PM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 3.2 ft 8:00PM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:00AM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 2.9 ft 8:00AM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 2.8 ft 2:00PM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 2.8 ft 8:00PM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 2.7 ft 2:00AM Jul 04, 2015Forecast: 2.6 ft 8:00AM Jul 04, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBTVN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:45AM Jul 2, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 11:01AM Jul 1)Latest observed value: 3.61 ft at 5:00 AM EDT 2-Jul-2015. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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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
Vertical Datum Elevation
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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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