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Cayuga Creek at Lancaster Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.04 ft at 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 5:01PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 5:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 5:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 5:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 6:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 6:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 6:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 6:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 7:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 7:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 7:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 9:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 9:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 9:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 10:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 2:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 4:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 9:01AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 9:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 9:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 9:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:30PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 3.2 ft at 2:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:01PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:01AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 10:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 10:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 10:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 3:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 3:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 3:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 4:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 4:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 4:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 5:01PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 5:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 5:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 12:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 12:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 12:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:01AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 4:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 4:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:01AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:45PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:45PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:45PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 3:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 3:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 3:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 3:45PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 4:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 4:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 4:30PM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 8:00PM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 8:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 2:00PM Nov 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.6 ft 8:00PM Nov 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.6 ft 1:00AM Nov 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.6 ft 7:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00AM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00AM Nov 03, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLCSN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:46PM Oct 31, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:00AM Oct 31)Latest observed value: 3.09 ft at 4:30 PM EDT 31-Oct-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

Historical 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.

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
Zoom Level:16
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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
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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 672.02 ft 680.02 ft  

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