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Cayuga Lake at Ithaca Pool (ft)Observed: 383.22 ft at 2:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 383.11 ft at 5:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 383.16 ft at 8:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 383.02 ft at 11:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 382.96 ft at 2:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 383.06 ft at 5:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 383.07 ft at 8:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 383.21 ft at 11:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 383.31 ft at 2:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 383.22 ft at 5:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 383.41 ft at 8:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 383.26 ft at 11:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 383.1 ft at 2:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 383.17 ft at 5:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 383.12 ft at 8:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 383.31 ft at 11:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 383.46 ft at 2:30PM Jul 22, 2014Highest Observation: 383.47 ft at 5:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 383.23 ft at 8:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 383.36 ft at 11:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 383.43 ft at 2:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 383.44 ft at 5:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 383.34 ft at 8:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 383.32 ft at 11:30AM Jul 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 383.4 ft 8:00PM Jul 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 383.4 ft 2:00AM Jul 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 383.4 ft 8:00AM Jul 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 383.4 ft 2:00PM Jul 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 383.4 ft 8:00PM Jul 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 383.4 ft 2:00AM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 383.4 ft 8:00AM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 383.4 ft 2:00PM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 383.4 ft 8:00PM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 383.4 ft 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 383.4 ft 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesICYN6(plotting HPIRP) Graph Created (2:00PM Jul 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:18AM Jul 23)Latest observed value: 383.32 ft at 11:30 AM EDT 23-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 383.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Cayuga Lake at Ithaca are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:385
Moderate Flood Stage:384
Flood Stage:383.5
Action Stage:383

Historical Crests
(1) 386.46 ft on 04/26/1993
(2) 383.70 ft on 05/22/2014
(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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384 FLOODING IS LIKELY ALONG THE SOUTH END OF THE LAKE IMPACTING PARKS SUCH AS STEWART PARK AND ALLAN H TREMAN STATE PARK. MORE OF ROUTE 13 IN THE SOUTHWESTERN DISTRICT WILL BE IMPACTED INCLUDING ISOLATING THE TITUS TOWERS AREA (SENIOR HOUSING). ABOUT 15 HOUSES NEAR THE LAKESHORE IN THE ULYSSES-TRUMANSBURG AREA AND THE LANSING AREA WILL FLOOD.
383.5 SOUTH END OF THE LAKE...FLOODING IS LIKELY ALONG LOW LYING STREETS AND PARKING LOTS NEAR THE SHORE. THIS INCLUDES...MYERS POINT LOCATED IN LANSING INCLUDING THE AREA NEAR LAGODA PARK DRIVE. IN THE TOWN OF ULYSSES ALONG TAUGHANNOCK BLVD. IN ADDITION TO FLOODING FROM THE LAKE ITSELF...THE HIGH WATER LEVEL OF THE LAKE WILL LIKELY CAUSE WATER TO BACK UP INTO SIXMILE CREEK. FLOODING IS LIKELY IN LOW LYING AREAS IN THE SOUTHWEST BUSINESS DISTRICT ALONG ROUTE 13 NEAR WEGMANS AND STAPLES ALONG WITH TITUS FLATS.
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Latitude: 42.445833° N, Longitude: 76.512500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 383.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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
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Data is provided by the USGS. The vertical datum is in NGVD29. Flood stages are in NGVD29. Flood categories will differ from Cayuga Lake at Mud Lock due to different datums.
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