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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 04218000 TONAWANDA CREEK AT RAPIDS NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       Town of Amherst
       U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


    LOCATION.--Lat 43°05'35", long 78°38'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Niagara County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04120104, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on Rapids Road at Rapids, 4.6 mi east of Pendleton, 4.9 mi downstream from Beeman Creek, and 5.9 mi upstream from Mud Creek.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--349 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1955 to September 1965, March 1978 to September 1979 (seasonal gage-height records only), October 1979 to current year.
    REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NY-82-3: Drainage area.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 571.19 ft above NGVD of 1929.
    REMARKS.--Records good except for those estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 6,280 ft3/s, Apr. 1, 1960, gage height, 16.96 ft (does not include about 4,300 ft3/s bypassing the gage, as estimated and reported by the Buffalo District Corps of Engineers); minimum discharge, 4.5 ft3/s, July 28, 1983, gage height, 0.91 ft.
    Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

    Peak Flow and Stage Information
    This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Ithaca.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2014-09-02

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 55   09-02-2014  23:00 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 3 based on 45 years of record more
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    Instantaneous
    Value Sep 3
    Min
    (1991)
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Median 75th
    percen-
    tile
    Mean Max
    (1956)
    -- unavailable -- 6.6 26 46 65 82 620


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.33   09-02-2014  23:00 EST
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