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Tonawanda Creek at Batavia Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.28 ft at 8:15AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.28 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 9:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 9:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 12:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:16PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 1:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 4:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 8:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 9:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 10:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 12:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:17AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 3:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 4:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 1:16AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 11:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:16PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:17AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 3:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 6:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 6:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 6:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 1:00PM Dec 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00PM Dec 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 1:00AM Dec 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 1:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 7:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 1:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 7:00AM Dec 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBTVN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:45AM Dec 21, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:37AM Dec 20)Latest observed value: 2.52 ft at 7:00 AM EST 21-Dec-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) 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

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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