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Ellicott Creek below Williamsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1.97 ft at 9:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:15PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:30PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:45PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:15PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:30PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:45PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:15PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:30PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:45PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 1:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 6:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 6:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 6:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 6:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 8:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 8:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 8:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 8:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 10:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 2:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 3:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 3:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 3:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 3:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 4:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 5:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 5:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 5:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 5:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 5:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 5:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 8:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 8:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 8:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 6:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 6:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 6:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 6:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 7:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 7:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 7:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 10:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 10:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 10:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 11:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 11:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 11:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 12:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 12:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 12:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 7:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:00PM Sep 15, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.2 ft 2:00AM Sep 16, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00AM Sep 16, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00PM Sep 16, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00PM Sep 16, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00AM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00AM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00PM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00PM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00AM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00AM Sep 18, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWILN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:46PM Sep 15, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:51AM Sep 15)Latest observed value: 1.89 ft at 8:00 PM EDT 15-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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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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