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NOTICE (04/09/2013) -- Budget shortfall may result in loss of some important precipitation sites. There is no funding to support 16 precipitation sites in New York, beginning May 1, 2013 for one site and June 1, 2013 for 15 additional sites. Although historic data will remain accessible, no new data will be collected unless one or more new funding partners are found.

Users who are willing to contribute funding to continue operation of these precipitation sites should contact Rob Breault or Ward Freeman of the USGS New York Water Science Center at(518-285-5658 or

This table is also available as a PDF for printing.

This station is operated in cooperation with:
   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Baltimore District

LOCATION.--Lat 41°59'05", long 76°30'04" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Bradford County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050103, on left bank 0.2 mi upstream from Cayuta Creek, 0.4 mi upstream from bridge on East Lockhart Street at Sayre, Pa., 1 mi downstream from New York-Pennsylvania State line, and 2 mi southeast of Waverly.
DRAINAGE AREA.--4,773 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--February 1937 to March 1995, annual maximum only--1995-2000, October 2000 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 2103: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 743.96 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to November 1939, at datum 1.00 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Minor regulation by upstream lakes and reservoirs. Telephone and satellite gage-height telemeters at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 167,000 ft3/s, Sept. 8, 2011, gage height 26.67 ft, from floodmark in gage house; minimum discharge, 224 ft3/s, Sept. 23, 1964.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in March 1936 reached a stage of about 21.4 ft, datum then in use, from flood profile, discharge, 128,000 ft3/s.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

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

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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-29
00065 Gage height 2014-03-31  2014-07-29

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 2,070   07-29-2014  05:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 29 based on 71 years of record more
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484 996 1640 2070 2670 2700 39700

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Most recent instantaneous value: 1.83   07-29-2014  05:00 EST
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