North Branch Susquehanna River at Vestal, Broome County NY (VSTN6)
Gage Location: Broome County, New YorkSite Location: Broome County, New York
Latitude: 42.091Longitude: -76.056Elevation: 799.19 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 3941 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 18 ft. Moderate Stage: 21 ft.Major Stage: 27 ft.
First Flood: 1935-07-08Last Flood: 2011-09-08 Crest: 35.26 ft.Datum change: 1937-03-03Number of Floods: 89

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1935-07-0825.2577000ModerateC1 C3 F1
1936-03-1830.5107000MajorC1 C3 C8
1938-09-2319.1447600Minornone
1939-02-2121.3456200Moderatenone
1940-04-0126.5885500Moderatenone
1940-04-0923.8170000Moderatenone
1940-04-2218.1844100Minornone
1941-04-0720.2953400Minornone
1942-03-1818.1443900Minornone
1942-12-3127.4190500Majornone
1943-03-1821.8163000Moderatenone
1944-03-1819.953900Minornone
1945-03-1819.1350400Minornone
1945-03-2219.0950200Minornone
1946-03-0920.354700Minornone
1946-05-2819.9653100Minornone
1947-03-2518.0345600Minornone
1947-04-0620.7758400Minornone
1948-03-1719.7752200Minornone
1948-03-2227.7392400Majornone
1948-12-3118.5446800Minornone
1950-03-3020.8757300Minornone
1950-04-0521.2959300Moderatenone
1950-12-0520.2754500Minornone
1952-03-1218.3746000Minornone
1955-10-1618.4946500Minornone
1956-03-0822.7464000Moderatenone
1956-04-0622.7263900Moderatenone
1958-04-0822.864300Moderatenone
1959-01-2220.5953700Minornone
1959-11-2919.2147500Minornone
1960-02-1218.5344700Minornone
1960-04-0123.4567600Moderatenone
1960-04-0523.266300Moderatenone
1961-02-2624.0970800Moderatenone
1961-04-2520.251900Minornone
1962-04-0121.7459100Moderatenone
1963-03-2822.4662600Moderatenone
1964-03-0625.7979200Moderatenone
1964-03-1025.1372600Moderatenone
1968-03-2318.1843200Minornone
1969-01-3118.6145000Minornone
1970-04-0318.4844500Minornone
1972-06-2322.3550400Moderatenone
1972-11-0919.7946400Minornone
1973-12-2818.2440000Minornone
1975-09-2623.0961500Moderatenone
1976-02-1919.4344900Minornone
1977-03-1422.6859600Moderatenone
1978-04-0521.1354200Moderatenone
1979-03-0626.6281700Moderatenone
1980-03-2218.2644000Minornone
1981-02-2119.4348700Minornone
1983-04-1620.5153000Minornone
1983-12-1427.0384200Majornone
1986-03-1525.1173100Moderatenone
1986-11-2718.4644800Minornone
1990-10-2421.0752000Moderatenone
1993-04-1126.2579400Moderatenone
1994-04-0719.3944700Minornone
1996-01-2027.8689100MajorF3
1996-12-0222.5158800Moderatenone
1998-01-0921.5654300Moderatenone
1999-01-2521.2752900Moderatenone
2000-02-2823.6264500Moderatenone
2000-04-0519.7746300Minornone
2001-04-1019.4945100Minornone
2003-03-2321.0151800Moderatenone
2004-03-0718.2640055Minornone
2004-09-1825.9477600Moderatenone
2005-01-1420.11-9999Minornone
2005-03-2920.51-9999Minornone
2005-04-0329.1497000Majornone
2006-01-1918.4240700Minornone
2006-06-2833.66119000Majornone
2006-11-1721.6755900Moderatenone
2007-03-1619.91-9999Minornone
2007-03-2818.3340336Minornone
2008-02-0719.11-9999Minornone
2008-03-0518.59-9999Minornone
2008-03-0921.0153100Moderatenone
2009-03-0918.5242800Minornone
2010-01-2620.8953000Minornone
2011-03-0718.25-9999Minornone
2011-03-1122.2659100Moderatenone
2011-04-2718.9544900Minornone
2011-04-2823.1763300Moderatenone
2011-08-2818.944700Minornone
2011-09-0835.26129000Majornone



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