This station is operated in cooperation
National Weather Service
Lat 42°05'11", long 76°48'05"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Chemung County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02050105, on right bank 350 ft upstream from bridge on
Pennsylvania Avenue at the north end of George Place at Elmira and 1.0
mi downstream from Hoffman Brook.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Annual maximum only--November 1987 to
September 2009, October 2009 to current year.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 833.65 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges which are fair. Diversion upstream from City of Corning and
Town of Horseheads for municipal supply, which may include water from
several municipal and industrial wells upstream from gage. Telephone
and satellite gage-height and precipitation telemeters at
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 71,000
/s, Jan. 20, 1996, gage height, 18.51 ft; minimum
discharge, 142 ft3
/s, Aug. 21, 22, Sept. 25, 26, 27, 2010,
gage height 0.87 ft.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2011
Peak Flow and Stage Information