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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 04214500 BUFFALO CREEK AT GARDENVILLE NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°51'17", long 78°45'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Erie County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04120103, on left bank 300 ft downstream from bridge on Union Road in Gardenville, 2.0 mi upstream from Cayuga Creek, and 10.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--142 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1938 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1337: 1939-52. WDR NY-78-1: 1939-1976 (P), 1972. WDR NY-82-3: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 603.65 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Sept. 26, 1968, at site 400 ft downstream at same datum.
REMARKS.--Water Year 2014-15: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 11,300 ft3/s, Mar. 1, 1955, Mar 7, 1956; maximum gage height, 14.34 ft, Mar. 21, 1978 (ice jam); minimum discharge, 0.2 ft3/s, Sept. 1, 1964.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 16,000 ft3/s, sometime in June 1937, provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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00060 Discharge 2014-10-01  2016-09-28
00065 Gage height [Pressure Transducer] 2016-05-31  2016-09-28

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Most recent instantaneous value: 12   09-28-2016   01:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 28 based on 72 years of record more
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(1941)
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5.4 12 14 24 71 80 1090


Gage height, feet, [Pressure Transducer]

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.46   09-28-2016   01:15 EST
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