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Buffalo Creek at Gardenville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.6 ft at 12:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 1:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 1:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 1:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 2:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 3:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 3:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 3:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 3:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 4:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 4:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 4:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 7:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 8:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 9:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 10:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 10:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 10:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 11:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 11:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 12:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.82 ft at 12:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 12:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 12:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 1:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 1:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 2:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 2:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 2:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 2:31AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 2:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 3:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 3:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 4:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 4:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 4:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 4:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 5:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 5:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 5:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 6:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 6:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 6:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 7:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 7:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 8:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 8:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 8:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 9:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 9:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 9:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 9:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 10:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 10:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 10:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 10:31AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 10:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 11:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 11:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 11:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.32 ft at 11:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.38 ft at 12:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.39 ft at 12:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 12:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 1:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 1:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 2:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 2:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 2:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 3:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 3:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 3:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 4:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 4:15PM Nov 24, 2014Highest Observation: 7.12 ft at 4:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 4:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 5:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 5:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 5:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 6:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 6:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 6:31PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 6:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 7:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 7:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 7:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 8:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 8:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 8:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 8:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 9:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 9:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 9:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 9:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 10:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 10:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 11:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 11:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 11:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 11:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 12:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 12:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 12:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 1:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 1:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 1:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 2:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 2:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 3:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 3:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 5:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 5:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 6:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 7:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 9:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 12:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 1:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 1:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 2:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 2:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 3:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 3:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 4:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 4:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 5:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 5:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 6:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 9:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 9:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 10:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 12:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:31AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 3:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 4:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 5:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 5:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 5:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.12 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.12 ft at 6:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 6:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 7:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 8:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 8:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 10:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 10:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 10:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 10:31AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:15AM Nov 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.9 ft 1:00PM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 1.7 ft 7:00PM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 1.6 ft 1:00AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 1.5 ft 7:00AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 1.4 ft 1:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 1.4 ft 7:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 1:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 7:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 1:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 7:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 1:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 7:00AM Nov 29, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGDVN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:16PM Nov 26, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:39AM Nov 26)Latest observed value: 1.97 ft at 11:15 AM EST 26-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 7 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 Buffalo Creek at Gardenville are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 9
Moderate Flood Stage: 8
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 14.34 ft on 03/21/1978
(2) 14.20 ft on 03/05/1979
(3) 12.30 ft on 02/21/1996
(4) 10.20 ft on 06/01/1937
(5) 9.42 ft on 03/07/1956
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.78 ft on 12/22/2013
(2) 7.12 ft on 10/30/2012
(3) 7.08 ft on 02/18/2011
(4) 7.71 ft on 03/08/2009
(5) 8.71 ft on 12/28/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.60 ft on 06/24/1999
(2) 0.60 ft on 09/23/1979
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9 Major flood, widespread flooding is likely along low lying areas near the Buffalo Creek. Most affected areas include Elma Village north of Bowen Road bridge, Blossom Road, Transit Road, and houses in back of 14 Holy Helpers Church near Union Road.
8 Moderate flood, flooding is likely along low lying areas near the Buffalo Creek, especially near Collins Avenue, Elma Town Park, and in some sections of Elma Village north of the Bowen Road bridge.
7 Flood stage, minor flooding is possible along the low lying areas next to Buffalo Creek, especially around the farm fields downstream from Union Road.
6 Action stage, high flows. No flooding.
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Latitude: 42.854722° N, Longitude: 78.755278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 7 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 603.65 ft 610.65 ft  

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