This station is operated in cooperation
National Weather Service
U.S. Geological Survey
Lat 44°26'20", long 73°40'54"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Essex County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02010004, on left bank 700 ft upstream from bridge on
Burt Street, and 0.5 mi upstream from confluence with West Branch, in
Au Sable Forks.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Occasional discharge measurements, water
years 1910-11. Continuous record--1925-95, annual maximum only--1996 to
WSP 759: Drainage area.
Crest-stage partial-record station. Datum of gage is
545.37 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Sept. 21, 1938, nonrecording
gage at Grove Road bridge in Au Sable Forks, 400 ft upstream from
confluence with West Branch Ausable River, at datum 3.54 ft
Occasional regulation of storage in Upper and Lower
Ausable Lakes and occasional small diurnal fluctuation, cause
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 31,500
/s, Aug. 28, 2011, gage height, 18.51 ft, from floodmark
in gage house.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information
View of the
East Branch Ausable River - courtesy of the National Weather
Service, Burlington, VT