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Ellicott Creek below Williamsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 6:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 6:15PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 6:30PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 6:45PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 7:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 7:15PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 7:30PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 7:45PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 8:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 8:15PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 8:30PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 8:45PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 9:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 9:15PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 9:30PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 9:45PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 10:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 10:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:00PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 1:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:15PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 2:30PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 2:45PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 3:00PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 3:15PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 3:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:00PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 4:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:30PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 6:45PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 7:00PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 7:15PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 7:30PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 7:45PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 8:00PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 8:15PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 8:30PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 8:45PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 9:00PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 9:15PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 9:30PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 9:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:15PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:30PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:45PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:15PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:30PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:45PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:15PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:30PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:45PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:15PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:30PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:45PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:15PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:30PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:45PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:00PM Sep 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00AM Oct 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00AM Oct 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00PM Oct 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00PM Oct 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00AM Oct 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00AM Oct 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00PM Oct 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00PM Oct 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00AM Oct 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00AM Oct 03, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWILN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:46PM Sep 30, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:44AM Sep 30)Latest observed value: 1.8 ft at 5:00 PM EDT 30-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Ellicott Creek below Williamsville 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) 11.59 ft on 03/31/1960
(2) 11.19 ft on 02/25/1985
(3) 10.35 ft on 12/29/2008
(4) 10.10 ft on 01/09/1998
(5) 9.94 ft on 01/25/1999
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.60 ft on 09/01/1998
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12 MAJOR FLOOD... WIDESPREAD RESIDENTIAL FLOODING. IN AMHERST, NORTH FOREST TO HOPKINS, MAPLE TO FRENCH INCLUDING GETZVILLE. IN WILLIAMSVILLE, LEHN SPRINGS DRIVE. IN TONAWANDA, ELLICOTT CREEK ROAD TO INTERSTATE 290, COLVIN TO NIAGARA FALLS BLVD. IN CHEEKTOWAGA AND LANCASTER...AERO DRIVE AREA...BOWMANSVILLE FIRE STATION AREA. UB BIKE PATH FLOODED.
10 MODERATE FLOOD... EXTENSIVE FLOODING IN ELLICOTT CREEK PARK AND MINOR FLOODING IN SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOODS IN TONAWANDA. UB BIKE PATH FLOODED AND CLOSED. AERO DRIVE HOLTZ TO TRANSIT IN CHEEKTOWAGA CLOSED. FLOODING AROUND BOWMANSVILLE FIRE HALL. AREAS EAST OF NORTH FOREST FROM MAPLE TO FRENCH SUBJECT TO SEWER BACKUPS.
8 FLOOD STAGE...SOME FLOODING BEGINS ALONG AERO DRIVE FROM HOLTZ TO TRANSIT IN CHEEKTOWAGA. ALSO SOME FLOODING ALONG THE FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT AREA IN AMHERST SUCH AS THE BIKE PATH AND GOLF COURSE. MINOR FLOODING IN ELLICOTT CREEK PARK. LITTLE OR NO OVERALL DAMAGE.
6 ACTION STAGE...HIGH FLOWS. NO FLOODING.
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Latitude: 42.977778° N, Longitude: 78.763889° 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
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(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 586.41 ft 594.41 ft  

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