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 email@example.com).
This table is also available as a PDF for
This station is operated in cooperation
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Baltimore
Lat 42°05'27", long 76°03'22"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Broome County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02050103, on left bank 400 ft downstream from County
Highway 48 bridge, at Vestal, and 800 ft upstream from Choconut
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
March 1937 to June 1967, annual maximum
only--1968-2009, October 2009 to current year.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 799.19 ft above
NGVD of 1929 (levels by Corps of Engineers).
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
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 129,000
/s, Sept. 8, 2011, gage height, 35.26 ft; minimum
discharge, 230 ft3
/s, Sept. 20, 21, 1964; minimum gage
height, 0.98 ft, Oct. 20, 1939.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Flood of March 1936, reached
a stage of 30.5 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, 107,000
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information