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Cayuga Lake at Ithaca Pool (ft)Observed: 381.64 ft at 8:15AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.6 ft at 8:30AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.6 ft at 8:45AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.59 ft at 9:00AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.62 ft at 9:15AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.72 ft at 9:30AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.64 ft at 9:45AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.56 ft at 10:00AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.62 ft at 10:15AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.66 ft at 10:30AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.68 ft at 10:45AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.56 ft at 11:00AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.66 ft at 11:15AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.69 ft at 11:30AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.69 ft at 11:45AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.66 ft at 12:00PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.71 ft at 12:15PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.72 ft at 12:30PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.61 ft at 12:45PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.61 ft at 1:00PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.66 ft at 1:15PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.73 ft at 1:30PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.62 ft at 1:45PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.79 ft at 2:00PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.69 ft at 2:15PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.7 ft at 2:30PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.62 ft at 2:45PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.82 ft at 3:00PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.78 ft at 3:15PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.72 ft at 3:30PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.59 ft at 3:45PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.85 ft at 4:00PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.81 ft at 4:15PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.67 ft at 4:30PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.71 ft at 4:45PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.91 ft at 5:00PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.75 ft at 5:15PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.69 ft at 5:30PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.78 ft at 5:45PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.9 ft at 6:00PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.74 ft at 6:15PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.74 ft at 6:30PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.81 ft at 6:45PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.87 ft at 7:00PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.77 ft at 7:15PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.82 ft at 7:30PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.84 ft at 7:45PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.82 ft at 8:00PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.81 ft at 8:15PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.85 ft at 8:30PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.82 ft at 8:45PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.84 ft at 9:00PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.84 ft at 9:15PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.83 ft at 9:30PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.88 ft at 9:45PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.84 ft at 10:00PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.87 ft at 10:15PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.82 ft at 10:30PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.91 ft at 10:45PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.85 ft at 11:00PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.86 ft at 11:15PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.85 ft at 11:30PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.89 ft at 11:45PM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 381.9 ft at 12:00AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.9 ft at 12:15AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.84 ft at 12:30AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.92 ft at 12:45AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.86 ft at 1:00AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.88 ft at 1:15AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.88 ft at 1:30AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.86 ft at 1:45AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.94 ft at 2:00AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.92 ft at 2:15AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.89 ft at 2:30AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.86 ft at 2:45AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.91 ft at 3:00AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.9 ft at 3:15AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.87 ft at 3:30AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.91 ft at 3:45AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.95 ft at 4:00AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.89 ft at 4:15AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.9 ft at 4:30AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.95 ft at 4:45AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.96 ft at 5:00AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.88 ft at 5:15AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.89 ft at 5:30AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.96 ft at 5:45AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.89 ft at 6:00AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.91 ft at 6:15AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.98 ft at 6:30AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.99 ft at 6:45AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.92 ft at 7:00AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.93 ft at 7:15AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.97 ft at 7:30AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.96 ft at 7:45AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.95 ft at 8:00AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.99 ft at 8:15AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.98 ft at 8:30AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.96 ft at 8:45AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.97 ft at 9:00AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.01 ft at 9:15AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.97 ft at 9:30AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.96 ft at 9:45AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.97 ft at 10:00AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382 ft at 10:15AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.96 ft at 10:30AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.94 ft at 10:45AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.95 ft at 11:00AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.95 ft at 11:15AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.94 ft at 11:30AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.94 ft at 11:45AM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.95 ft at 12:00PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.94 ft at 12:15PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.94 ft at 12:30PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.95 ft at 12:45PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.94 ft at 1:00PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.95 ft at 1:15PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.99 ft at 1:30PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382 ft at 1:45PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.96 ft at 2:00PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.94 ft at 2:15PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382 ft at 2:30PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.01 ft at 2:45PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.99 ft at 3:00PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.99 ft at 3:15PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.01 ft at 3:30PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.01 ft at 3:45PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.99 ft at 4:00PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 381.99 ft at 4:15PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.05 ft at 4:30PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.04 ft at 4:45PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.03 ft at 5:00PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.03 ft at 5:15PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.04 ft at 5:30PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.05 ft at 5:45PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.07 ft at 6:00PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.06 ft at 6:15PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.08 ft at 6:30PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.04 ft at 6:45PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.06 ft at 7:00PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.06 ft at 7:15PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.04 ft at 7:30PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.06 ft at 7:45PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.09 ft at 8:00PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.06 ft at 8:15PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.08 ft at 8:30PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.07 ft at 8:45PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.1 ft at 9:00PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.08 ft at 9:15PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.09 ft at 9:30PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.11 ft at 9:45PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.14 ft at 10:00PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.11 ft at 10:15PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.15 ft at 10:30PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.15 ft at 10:45PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.12 ft at 11:00PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.09 ft at 11:15PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.11 ft at 11:30PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.13 ft at 11:45PM Mar 26, 2017Observed: 382.11 ft at 12:00AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.07 ft at 12:15AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.11 ft at 12:30AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.19 ft at 12:45AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.15 ft at 1:00AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.13 ft at 1:15AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.19 ft at 1:30AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.15 ft at 1:45AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.13 ft at 2:00AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.12 ft at 2:15AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.23 ft at 2:30AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.22 ft at 2:45AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.17 ft at 3:00AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.2 ft at 3:15AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.29 ft at 3:30AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.22 ft at 3:45AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.14 ft at 4:00AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.21 ft at 4:15AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.25 ft at 4:30AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.25 ft at 4:45AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.2 ft at 5:00AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.26 ft at 5:15AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.26 ft at 5:30AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.27 ft at 5:45AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.26 ft at 6:00AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.27 ft at 6:15AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.3 ft at 6:30AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.27 ft at 6:45AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.29 ft at 7:00AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.3 ft at 7:15AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.3 ft at 7:30AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.34 ft at 7:45AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.34 ft at 8:00AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.3 ft at 8:15AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.3 ft at 8:30AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.34 ft at 8:45AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.33 ft at 9:00AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.31 ft at 9:15AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.32 ft at 9:30AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.37 ft at 9:45AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.37 ft at 10:00AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.35 ft at 10:15AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.36 ft at 10:30AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.4 ft at 10:45AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.37 ft at 11:00AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.36 ft at 11:15AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.39 ft at 11:30AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.41 ft at 11:45AM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.4 ft at 12:00PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.4 ft at 12:15PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.42 ft at 12:30PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.43 ft at 12:45PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.42 ft at 1:00PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.43 ft at 1:15PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.43 ft at 1:30PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.44 ft at 1:45PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.45 ft at 2:00PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.45 ft at 2:15PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.46 ft at 2:30PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.45 ft at 2:45PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.46 ft at 3:00PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.47 ft at 3:15PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.47 ft at 3:30PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.46 ft at 3:45PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.47 ft at 4:00PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.48 ft at 4:15PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.48 ft at 4:30PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.48 ft at 4:45PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.49 ft at 5:00PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.5 ft at 5:15PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.5 ft at 5:30PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.5 ft at 5:45PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.5 ft at 6:00PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.5 ft at 6:15PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.52 ft at 6:30PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.53 ft at 6:45PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.53 ft at 7:00PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.52 ft at 7:15PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.52 ft at 7:30PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.55 ft at 7:45PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.54 ft at 8:00PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.54 ft at 8:15PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.53 ft at 8:30PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.55 ft at 8:45PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.55 ft at 9:00PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.55 ft at 9:15PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.54 ft at 9:30PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.54 ft at 9:45PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.56 ft at 10:00PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.56 ft at 10:15PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.57 ft at 10:30PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.55 ft at 10:45PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.56 ft at 11:00PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.58 ft at 11:15PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.58 ft at 11:30PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.57 ft at 11:45PM Mar 27, 2017Observed: 382.58 ft at 12:00AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.59 ft at 12:15AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.59 ft at 12:30AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.57 ft at 12:45AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.6 ft at 1:00AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.59 ft at 1:15AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.58 ft at 1:30AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.58 ft at 1:45AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.64 ft at 2:00AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.61 ft at 2:15AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.58 ft at 2:30AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.61 ft at 2:45AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.63 ft at 3:00AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.6 ft at 3:15AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.6 ft at 3:30AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.63 ft at 3:45AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.63 ft at 4:00AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.6 ft at 4:15AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.62 ft at 4:30AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.62 ft at 4:45AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.64 ft at 5:00AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.62 ft at 5:15AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.64 ft at 5:30AM Mar 28, 2017Highest Observation: 382.66 ft at 5:45AM Mar 28, 2017Observed: 382.63 ft at 6:00AM Mar 28, 2017Forecast: 382.7 ft 2:00PM Mar 28, 2017Forecast: 382.8 ft 8:00PM Mar 28, 2017Forecast: 382.9 ft 2:00AM Mar 29, 2017Forecast: 382.9 ft 8:00AM Mar 29, 2017Forecast: 383 ft 2:00PM Mar 29, 2017Forecast: 383 ft 8:00PM Mar 29, 2017Forecast: 383 ft 2:00AM Mar 30, 2017Highest Forecast: 383.1 ft 8:00AM Mar 30, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesICYN6(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (8:00AM Mar 28, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 11:13AM Mar 27)Latest observed value: 382.63 ft at 6:00 AM EDT 28-Mar-2017. 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
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 386.46 ft on 04/26/1993
(2) 384.28 ft on 06/16/2015
(3) 383.70 ft on 05/22/2014

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 384.28 ft on 06/16/2015
(2) 383.70 ft on 05/22/2014
(3) 386.46 ft on 04/26/1993

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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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. 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

River Stage
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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
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
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 NULL NULL  

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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. Potential River Levels - Used to
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