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Cayuga Creek at Lancaster Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.48 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Highest Observation: 4.48 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Highest Observation: 4.48 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Highest Observation: 4.48 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:01AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:46AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 9:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 3:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 3:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 4:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 4:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 4:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 5:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 5:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 5:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 5:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 6:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 6:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 6:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 7:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 7:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 7:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 4:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 4:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 4:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 4:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 5:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 5:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 6:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 6:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 6:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:46AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 11:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 11:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 11:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 11:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 12:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:46PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 4:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 4:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 4:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 4:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 9:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 9:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 9:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 9:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 10:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 10:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 10:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 10:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 1:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 1:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 1:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 1:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:30AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 1:00PM Dec 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 7:00PM Dec 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 1:00AM Dec 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 7:00AM Dec 24, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLCSN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:30AM Dec 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:56AM Dec 21)Latest observed value: 4.13 ft at 4:30 AM EST 22-Dec-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) 9.29 ft on 11/24/2014
(2) 8.50 ft on 06/13/2013
(3) 8.18 ft on 04/26/2011
(4) 8.26 ft on 01/25/2010
(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
Reference Frame
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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