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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 04235299 OWASCO INLET BELOW AURORA STREET AT MORAVIA NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       Cayuga County Planning Department


    LOCATION.--Lat 42°42'41.7", long 76°26'02.4" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cayuga County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, 300 ft northeast of intersection of Aurora Street and Warner Road, 50 ft downstream from confluence with Mill Creek, and 0.8 mi west of Moravia.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--106 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--Occasional low-flow discharge measurements, water years 1949-50, 1955-59. January 1960 to September 1968, annual maximum only--1970, April 2009 to current year. Prior to April 2009, published as "Owasco Inlet at Moravia" (station 04235300).
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 715 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to April 2009, at site 0.8 mi downstream at datum 711.64 ft above NGVD of 1929.
    REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 11,600 ft3/s, June 30, 1961, gage height, 12.20 ft, site and datum then in use, from rating curve extended above 530 ft3/s on basis of contracted-opening measurement of peak flow; maximum gage height, 12.76 ft, site and datum then in use, Mar. 5, 1964 (backwater from Owasco Lake); minimum discharge, 3.5 ft3/s, Sept. 24, 25, 1964.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of June 23, 1972, reached a stage of 16.17 ft, site and datum then in use, from floodmarks, discharge not determined.
    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 2009-04-22  2014-09-02
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-05  2014-09-02

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 61   09-02-2014  08:30 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 5 years of record more
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    (2012)
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Median Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Sep 2
    Mean 75th
    percen-
    tile
    Max
    (2013)
    6.7 14 35 61 170. 393 721


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.79   09-02-2014  08:30 EST
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