Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map
is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates
provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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This is the approximate level during the April 1993 record snowmelt flood.
This is approximately the lake level during the June 1972 Hurricane Agnes major flood.
Significant flooding occurs around the lake. This level is approximately the same as the April 1916 and March 1936 floods. Wind waves will cause unusual land erosion and damage docks.
Water will affect some properties along the lake shore in the towns of Ulysses, Trumansburg and Lansing. No homes are flooded at this level. Parks near the lake may flood. Wind waves may cause unusual land erosion and damage docks.
The lake level is high enough to flood normally dry areas along the shoreline and may affect some paths, or roads nearest the shore.
Data is provided by the USGS. The vertical datum is in NGVD29. Flood stages are in NGVD29. Flood categories will differ from Cayuga Lake at Mud Lock due to different datum.
Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and
the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS)
7 Day (NAEFS)
7 Day (GEFS)
Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page
for river levels within the next 72 Hours.
Click individual graphics to
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