West Branch Delaware River at Hale Eddy, Delaware County NY (HLEN6)
Gage Location: Delaware County, New YorkSite Location: Delaware County, New York
Latitude: 42.003Longitude: -75.384Elevation: 946.46 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 595 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 11 ft. Moderate Stage: 13 ft.Major Stage: 15 ft.
First Flood: 1903-10-10Last Flood: 2011-09-08 Crest: 14.71 ft.Datum change: 1963-10-01Number of Floods: 67

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1903-10-1020.346000MajorC1 C3 F1
1913-03-2715.325000MajorC1
1914-03-2814.621300ModerateC1
1915-07-0813.920000ModerateC1
1916-04-0212.617400MinorC1
1917-10-30-999918300MissingC1
1920-03-131318100ModerateC1
1921-11-2913.319000ModerateC1
1924-09-3015.826500MajorC1
1925-02-1214.322000ModerateC1
1926-11-1712.516600MinorC1
1927-10-1911.614000MinorC1
1929-03-1512.917800MinorC1
1929-04-2112.217300MinorC1
1932-10-0611.3714600MinorC1
1933-08-2412.3116000MinorC1
1934-03-0511.4313000MinorC1 C5
1935-07-0812.6219000MinorC1
1935-11-1313.120900ModerateC1
1936-03-1213.9724600ModerateC1
1936-03-1814.2225900ModerateC1
1938-01-2511.8115900MinorC1
1938-08-1113.7519600ModerateC1
1938-09-2215.5925600MajorC1
1939-02-201214300MinorC1
1940-03-3114.9723400ModerateC1
1940-04-0911.7413700MinorC1
1942-03-0911.412800MinorC1
1942-05-2314.5221900ModerateC1
1942-12-3014.9523300ModerateC1
1943-02-2411.0812100MinorC1
1944-03-1711.9414200MinorC1
1947-04-0611.1112800MinorC1
1948-03-1712.4716500MinorC1
1948-03-2011.7714400MinorC1
1948-03-2215.6928900MajorC1
1948-12-3112.3216000MinorC1
1950-03-2812.1415500MinorC1
1950-04-0511.2213000MinorC1
1950-11-261112600MinorC1
1950-12-0413.3919500ModerateC1
1951-03-3111.2913200MinorC1
1952-12-1112.5116600MinorC1
1955-08-1912.6716000MinorC1
1956-03-0811.4112800MinorC1
1956-04-0512.4215300MinorC1
1958-04-0711.9214100MinorC1
1959-01-2213.9620100ModerateC1
1959-11-2812.6716000MinorC1
1960-02-1211.0211700MinorC1
1960-03-3112.716000MinorC1
1960-04-0413.4218200ModerateC1
1961-02-2613.1417300ModerateC1
1962-04-0111.9814200MinorC1
1963-03-2711.1912300MinorC1
1973-06-3011.5713200MinorF2
1975-10-1911.0411900MinorF2
1977-03-1411.9614200MinorF2
1979-03-0612.2114800MinorF2
1986-03-1513.6318700ModerateF2
1993-04-0111.6213300MinorF2
1996-01-1911.5113200MinorF2
2003-03-2211.1512000MinorF1 F2
2004-09-1812.8317500MinorF2
2005-04-0314.1221500ModerateF2
2006-06-2819.143400MajorF2
2011-09-0814.7122600ModerateF2



Codes and description

C1|Crest information looks unreliable and incomplete and not used in frequency calculations. Some of the floods are based on current flood stage and nearby gage information.
C2|Crest information looks reliable despite potential problems. This data was used in frequency calculations.
C3|Crest height estimated by the USGS.
C4|Crest height is from the National Weather Service.
C5|Crest height affected by backwater.
C6|Crest occurred at a previous flood stage that is lower than the current flood stage. The crests below the new flood stage are not used in flood frequency calculations.
C7|Crest from USGS yearly peak and/or date is different than the crest we provide. In many cases MARFC uses crest based on backwater or ice effects.
C8|Crest month or day of occurrence has been estimated by The Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center usually based on nearby gage information.
C9|Crest date (day) in the month is unknown.
F1|Flow is an estimate.
F2|Flow affected by regulation or diversion and in some cases to an unknown degree.
F3|Flow effected by snow-melt, ice jam or debris jam break up.
F4|Flow affected by dam failure.
F5|Flow - All or part of the record affected by urbanization, mining, agricultural changes, channelization or other factors.
G1|Gage height at a different site and/or datum.
G2|Gage is not an official USGS gage with crests provided by the NWS. Crest information looks unreliable and incomplete and not used in flood frequency calculations.
G3|Gage datum changed during this year.
none,No code; Good Data

Updated: 08:00 PM May 28, 2014