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Ellicott Creek below Williamsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1.88 ft at 2:30PM Jul 30, 2015Highest Observation: 1.88 ft at 2:45PM Jul 30, 2015Highest Observation: 1.88 ft at 3:00PM Jul 30, 2015Highest Observation: 1.88 ft at 3:15PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:30PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:45PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:15PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:30PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:45PM Jul 30, 2015Highest Observation: 1.88 ft at 4:46PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:15PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:30PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:45PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:15PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:30PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:45PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:15PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:30PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:45PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:15PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:30PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:45PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:15PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:30PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:45PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:15PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:30PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:45PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:15PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:30PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:45PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:15AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:45AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:15AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:45AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:15AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:45AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:15AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:45AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:15AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:45AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:15AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:45AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 6:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 6:15AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 6:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 6:45AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 7:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 7:15AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 7:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:45AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:15AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:45AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:15AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:45AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:15AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:45AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:15AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:45AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:15PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:45PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:15PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:45PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:15PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:45PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:15PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:45PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:15PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:45PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:46PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:15PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:45PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:15PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:45PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 7:15PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 7:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 7:45PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:15PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:45PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:15PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:45PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:15PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:45PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:15PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:45PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:15AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:45AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:15AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:45AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:15AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:45AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:15AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:45AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:15AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:45AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:01AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:15AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:45AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:15AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:45AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:15AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:45AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:15AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:45AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:15AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:45AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:15AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:45AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:15AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:45AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:15PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:45PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:15PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:45PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:15PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:45PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:15PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:45PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:15PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:45PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:01PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:15PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:45PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:15PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 6:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 6:45PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 7:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 7:15PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 7:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 7:45PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:15PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:45PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:15PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:45PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:15PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:45PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:15PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:45PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:01AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:15PM Aug 02, 2015Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00PM Aug 02, 2015Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00AM Aug 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00AM Aug 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00PM Aug 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00PM Aug 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00AM Aug 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00AM Aug 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00PM Aug 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00PM Aug 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00AM Aug 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00AM Aug 05, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWILN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:16PM Aug 2, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 11:11AM Aug 2)Latest observed value: 1.86 ft at 1:15 PM EDT 2-Aug-2015. 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
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.07 ft on 11/26/2014
(2) 9.68 ft on 12/23/2013
(3) 8.04 ft on 03/09/2009
(4) 8.30 ft on 02/13/2009
(5) 10.35 ft on 12/29/2008
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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 Atation 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 Roads in Cheektowaga closed. Flooding around Bowmansville Fire Hall. Areas east of North Forest from Maple to French Roads subject to sewer backups.
8 Flood stage, some flooding begins along Aero Drive from Holtz to Transit Roads 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
(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 586.41 ft 594.41 ft  

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