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Cayuga Creek at Lancaster Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 2:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:46PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 6:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 6:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 6:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 6:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 7:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 7:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 7:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 7:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 8:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 8:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 8:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 8:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 9:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 9:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 9:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 9:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 10:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 10:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 10:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 1:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 2:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 2:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 3:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 3:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 3:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 3:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 4:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 4:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 5:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 6:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 6:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 6:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 7:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 7:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 7:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 7:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 8:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 8:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 8:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 8:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 12:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 12:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 1:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 1:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 1:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 1:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 2:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 2:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 2:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 2:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 3:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 3:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 4:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 4:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 4:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 5:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 5:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 5:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 7:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 7:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 7:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 8:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 8:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 8:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 1:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 1:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 2:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 3:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 3:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 4:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 4:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 5:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 6:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 6:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 6:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:46AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 8:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 8:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 9:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 9:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:46PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 4:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 5:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 5:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 5:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 7:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 7:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 7:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 8:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 8:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 9:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 9:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 9:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 9:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 10:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 10:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 10:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 10:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:46PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 2:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 2:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 2:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 3:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 3:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 3:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 4:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 4:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 4:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 5:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 5:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 5:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 5:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 6:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 6:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 6:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 6:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 7:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 7:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 7:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 7:46AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 8:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 8:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 9:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 10:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 10:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 11:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 11:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 11:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 11:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 12:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 12:15PM Nov 23, 2014Highest Observation: 5.02 ft at 12:30PM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00PM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 7.1 ft 1:00AM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00AM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 9 ft 1:00PM Nov 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 9.3 ft 7:00PM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 7.1 ft 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 6.4 ft 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 7:00AM Nov 26, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLCSN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:30PM Nov 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:07AM Nov 23)Latest observed value: 5.02 ft at 12:30 PM EST 23-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Cayuga Creek at Lancaster are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 12.36 ft on 03/09/1942
(2) 12.00 ft on 03/24/1941
(3) 11.74 ft on 03/21/1978
(4) 11.65 ft on 02/19/1948
(5) 11.01 ft on 03/03/1945
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.50 ft on 06/13/2013
(2) 8.18 ft on 04/26/2011
(3) 8.26 ft on 01/25/2010
(4) 9.32 ft on 03/08/2009
(5) 9.31 ft on 03/08/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.40 ft on 08/03/1999
(2) 2.50 ft on 07/24/1979
(3) 2.50 ft on 08/30/1995
(4) 2.56 ft on 06/25/1999
(5) 2.80 ft on 09/01/1998
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12 Major flood, protective dikes in town of Lancaster are topped. Major damages to commercial and residential areas in village of Lancaster. Widespread flooding in Alden, Marilla, and Cheektowaga, especially near Bowen Road, Transit Road, and Union Road including Williamstowne apartments.
10 Moderate flood, flooding of backyards, basements and streets in Village of Lancaster. Some flooding of low lying areas in Alden, Marilla, and Cheektowaga, especially near Bowen Road and Transit Road. Some flooding possible near Union Road too.
8 Flood stage, minor flooding in lowlying areas of Lancaster and Alden.
6 Action stage, high flows. No flooding.
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Latitude: 42.890000° N, Longitude: 78.645278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8 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 672.02 ft 680.02 ft  

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