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Buffalo Creek at Gardenville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 10:46AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 12:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 1:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 1:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 6:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 6:46PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 8:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 10:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 11:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 2:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 2:46AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 3:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 3:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 4:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 4:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 5:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 10:46AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 6:46PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.43 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.43 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.43 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.41 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.41 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.41 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 9:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 10:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 10:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 10:46AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 11:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 11:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 1:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 1:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 2:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 2:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 2:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 3:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 3:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 3:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 4:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 4:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 4:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 5:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 5:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 5:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 5:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 6:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 6:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 6:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 6:46PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 7:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 7:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 7:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 8:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 8:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 8:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 8:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 9:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 9:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 9:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 9:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 10:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 10:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 10:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 10:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 11:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 11:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 11:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 11:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 2:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 2:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 2:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 2:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 2:46AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 3:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 3:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 3:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 3:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 4:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 4:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 4:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 4:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 5:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 5:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 5:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 5:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 6:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 6:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 6:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 7:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 7:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 7:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 8:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 8:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 8:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 8:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 9:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 9:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 9:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 9:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 10:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 10:15AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 1:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 7:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 1:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 7:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 1:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 7:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 1:00AM Dec 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 7:00AM Dec 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGDVN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:45AM Dec 21, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:37AM Dec 20)Latest observed value: 1.28 ft at 10:15 AM EST 21-Dec-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) 7.12 ft on 11/24/2014
(2) 7.78 ft on 12/22/2013
(3) 7.12 ft on 10/30/2012
(4) 7.08 ft on 02/18/2011
(5) 7.71 ft on 03/08/2009
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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

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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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