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West Canada Creek at Hinckley Dam Pool (ft)Observed: 1218.54 ft at 8:15PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.56 ft at 8:30PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.57 ft at 8:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.6 ft at 9:00PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.61 ft at 9:15PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.63 ft at 9:30PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.65 ft at 9:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.67 ft at 10:00PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.69 ft at 10:15PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.7 ft at 10:30PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.72 ft at 10:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.74 ft at 11:00PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.76 ft at 11:15PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.77 ft at 11:30PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.79 ft at 11:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1218.81 ft at 12:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1218.83 ft at 12:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1218.84 ft at 12:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1218.86 ft at 12:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1218.87 ft at 1:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1218.89 ft at 1:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1218.91 ft at 1:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1218.92 ft at 1:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1218.94 ft at 2:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1218.96 ft at 2:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1218.97 ft at 2:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1218.99 ft at 2:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.01 ft at 3:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.02 ft at 3:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.04 ft at 3:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.06 ft at 3:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.07 ft at 4:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.09 ft at 4:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.11 ft at 4:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.12 ft at 4:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.14 ft at 5:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.15 ft at 5:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.17 ft at 5:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.19 ft at 5:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.2 ft at 6:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.22 ft at 6:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.23 ft at 6:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.25 ft at 6:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.26 ft at 7:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.28 ft at 7:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.29 ft at 7:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.31 ft at 7:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.32 ft at 8:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.34 ft at 8:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.35 ft at 8:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.37 ft at 8:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.38 ft at 9:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.39 ft at 9:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.41 ft at 9:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.42 ft at 9:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.44 ft at 10:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.45 ft at 10:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.47 ft at 10:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.48 ft at 10:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.49 ft at 11:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.51 ft at 11:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.52 ft at 11:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.54 ft at 11:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.55 ft at 12:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.56 ft at 12:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.58 ft at 12:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.59 ft at 12:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.6 ft at 1:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.61 ft at 1:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.62 ft at 1:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.64 ft at 1:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.65 ft at 2:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.66 ft at 2:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.67 ft at 2:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.69 ft at 2:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.7 ft at 3:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.71 ft at 3:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.72 ft at 3:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.74 ft at 3:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.74 ft at 4:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.75 ft at 4:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.77 ft at 4:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.78 ft at 4:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.79 ft at 5:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.8 ft at 5:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.81 ft at 5:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.83 ft at 5:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.84 ft at 6:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.85 ft at 6:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.86 ft at 6:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.87 ft at 6:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.88 ft at 7:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.89 ft at 7:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.9 ft at 7:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.91 ft at 7:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.92 ft at 8:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.93 ft at 8:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.94 ft at 8:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.95 ft at 8:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.96 ft at 9:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.97 ft at 9:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.98 ft at 9:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1219.99 ft at 9:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1220 ft at 10:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1220.01 ft at 10:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1220.02 ft at 10:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1220.03 ft at 10:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1220.04 ft at 11:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1220.05 ft at 11:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1220.06 ft at 11:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1220.07 ft at 11:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1220.08 ft at 12:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.08 ft at 12:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.1 ft at 12:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.11 ft at 12:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.12 ft at 1:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.12 ft at 1:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.13 ft at 1:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.14 ft at 1:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.15 ft at 2:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.16 ft at 2:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.17 ft at 2:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.18 ft at 2:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.19 ft at 3:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.19 ft at 3:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.2 ft at 3:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.21 ft at 3:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.22 ft at 4:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.23 ft at 4:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.24 ft at 4:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.24 ft at 4:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.25 ft at 5:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.26 ft at 5:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.27 ft at 5:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.27 ft at 5:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.28 ft at 6:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.29 ft at 6:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.3 ft at 6:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.31 ft at 6:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.32 ft at 7:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.33 ft at 7:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.33 ft at 7:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.35 ft at 7:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.35 ft at 8:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.36 ft at 8:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.37 ft at 8:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.38 ft at 8:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.39 ft at 9:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.4 ft at 9:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.39 ft at 9:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.41 ft at 9:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.42 ft at 10:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.43 ft at 10:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.43 ft at 10:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.44 ft at 10:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.44 ft at 11:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.45 ft at 11:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.45 ft at 11:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.46 ft at 11:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.46 ft at 12:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.47 ft at 12:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.48 ft at 12:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.49 ft at 12:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.49 ft at 1:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.5 ft at 1:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.5 ft at 1:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.51 ft at 1:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.51 ft at 2:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.52 ft at 2:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.53 ft at 2:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.53 ft at 2:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.54 ft at 3:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.55 ft at 3:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.55 ft at 3:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.56 ft at 3:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.56 ft at 4:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.57 ft at 4:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.57 ft at 4:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.57 ft at 4:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.58 ft at 5:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.59 ft at 5:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.59 ft at 5:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.59 ft at 5:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.68 ft at 9:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.68 ft at 9:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.69 ft at 9:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.69 ft at 9:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.7 ft at 10:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.7 ft at 10:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.71 ft at 10:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.71 ft at 10:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.72 ft at 11:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.72 ft at 11:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.73 ft at 11:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.73 ft at 11:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1220.74 ft at 12:00AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.74 ft at 12:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.75 ft at 12:30AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.75 ft at 12:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.76 ft at 1:00AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.76 ft at 1:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.77 ft at 1:30AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.77 ft at 1:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.78 ft at 2:00AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.78 ft at 2:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.78 ft at 2:30AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.79 ft at 2:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.79 ft at 3:00AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.8 ft at 3:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.81 ft at 3:30AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.81 ft at 3:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.82 ft at 4:00AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.82 ft at 4:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.83 ft at 4:30AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.83 ft at 4:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.84 ft at 5:00AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.84 ft at 5:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.85 ft at 5:30AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.85 ft at 5:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.86 ft at 6:00AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.87 ft at 6:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.87 ft at 6:30AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.87 ft at 6:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.88 ft at 7:00AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.89 ft at 7:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.89 ft at 7:30AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.9 ft at 7:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.9 ft at 8:00AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.91 ft at 8:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.92 ft at 8:30AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.92 ft at 8:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.93 ft at 9:00AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.93 ft at 9:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.94 ft at 9:30AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.94 ft at 9:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.95 ft at 10:00AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.96 ft at 10:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.96 ft at 10:30AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.96 ft at 10:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.97 ft at 11:00AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.97 ft at 11:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.98 ft at 11:30AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.98 ft at 11:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.99 ft at 12:00PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1220.99 ft at 12:15PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221 ft at 12:30PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221 ft at 12:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.01 ft at 1:00PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.01 ft at 1:15PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.02 ft at 1:30PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.02 ft at 1:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.03 ft at 2:00PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.04 ft at 2:15PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.04 ft at 2:30PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.04 ft at 2:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.05 ft at 3:00PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.06 ft at 3:15PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.06 ft at 3:30PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.06 ft at 3:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.06 ft at 4:00PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.07 ft at 4:15PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.08 ft at 4:30PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.08 ft at 4:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.08 ft at 5:00PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.09 ft at 5:15PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.1 ft at 5:30PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.1 ft at 5:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.1 ft at 6:00PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.11 ft at 6:15PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1221.11 ft at 6:30PM Apr 03, 2020Highest Observation: 1221.12 ft at 6:45PM Apr 03, 2020Forecast: 1220.9 ft 2:00AM Apr 04, 2020Forecast: 1221 ft 8:00AM Apr 04, 2020Forecast: 1221 ft 2:00PM Apr 04, 2020Forecast: 1221 ft 8:00PM Apr 04, 2020Forecast: 1221.1 ft 2:00AM Apr 05, 2020Forecast: 1221.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 05, 2020Forecast: 1221.1 ft 2:00PM Apr 05, 2020Highest Forecast: 1221.2 ft 8:00PM Apr 05, 2020Highest Forecast: 1221.2 ft 2:00AM Apr 06, 2020Highest Forecast: 1221.2 ft 8:00AM Apr 06, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesHIKN6(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (8:01PM Apr 3, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 11:11AM Apr 3)Latest observed value: 1221.12 ft at 6:45 PM EDT 3-Apr-2020. Flood Stage is 1227 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the West Canada Creek at Hinckley Dam are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1230
Moderate Flood Stage: 1228
Flood Stage: 1227
Action Stage: 1225
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 1,231.49 ft on 11/01/2019 (P)
(2) 1,230.73 ft on 04/28/2011
(3) 1,230.20 ft on 10/02/1945
(4) 1,229.85 ft on 06/29/2006
(5) 1,229.05 ft on 04/16/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,231.49 ft on 11/01/2019 (P)
(2) 1,228.05 ft on 04/21/2019 (P)
(3) 1,227.13 ft on 04/12/2017
(4) 1,227.06 ft on 04/22/2015 (P)
(5) 1,229.05 ft on 04/16/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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1230 Major flood stage.
1228 Moderate flood stage. Three feet of water are spilling over and there is widespread flooding downstream between Hinckley and Herkimer.
1227 Minor flood stage with two feet of water flowing over the spillway. The river overflows its banks downstream.
1226 One foot of water is flowing over the spillway.
1225.5 Six inches of water are flowing over the spillway.
1225 Action stage as water reaches the spillway and begins to flow over.
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Latitude: 43.311389° N, Longitude: 75.108333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 1227 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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 0 ft 1227 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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