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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Owasco Lake near Auburn are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 716.9
Moderate Flood Stage: 716
Flood Stage: 715
Action Stage: 714.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 716.91 ft on 03/26/1936
(2) 716.91 ft on 04/09/1940
(3) 716.88 ft on 06/25/1972
(4) 714.91 ft on 04/27/1993
(5) 714.21 ft on 05/13/1996

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 714.21 ft on 05/13/1996
(2) 714.91 ft on 04/27/1993
(3) 716.88 ft on 06/25/1972
(4) 716.91 ft on 04/09/1940
(5) 716.91 ft on 03/26/1936

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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716.9 Major flooding. Represents floods of record reached in 1936, 1940, and 1972.
716 Moderate flooding begins. City of Auburn pumping station floor elevation reached.
715 Lake level flood stage. Minor flooding begins along west side of lake in Fleming and along the southeast corner in Indian Cove. Poplar Cove Road is threatened.

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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