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During the winter season, discharge and gage height values may be impacted by ice formation and backwater, while precipitation values may be impacted by intermittent snow accumulation and subsequent melting. Use all values as PRELIMINARY ONLY.


Current Conditions for Iowa: Streamflow -- 198 site(s) found

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Number
Station name Date/Time Gage
height,
feet
Dis-
charge,
ft3/s
Long-
term
median
flow
12/18
Group Undefined
06485500 BIG SIOUX R AT AKRON,IA  12/18 14:00 CST -- Ice 172 
      [from RADAR]  12/18 14:00 CST 5.49 --     --- 
Group Upper Mississippi Basin
05387320 Upper Iowa River at Lime Springs, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 4.54 --     --- 
05387405 Upper Iowa River at Kendallville, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 3.91 --     --- 
05387440 Upper Iowa River at Bluffton, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 3.75 Ice 96.0 
05387490 Dry Run Creek near Decorah, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 14.10 --     --- 
05387500 Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 2.12 Ice 118 
05388250 Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 7.40 Ice 221 
05388310 Waterloo Creek near Dorchester, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 7.07 --     --- 
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 4.86 Ice 44.0 
05389400 Bloody Run Creek near Marquette, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 4.13 14 16.0 
05389500 Mississippi River at McGregor, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  12/18 13:45 CST 8.14 --     --- 
05411500 Mississippi River at Clayton, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 12.20 --     --- 
05420400 Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 13 nr Fulton, IL  12/18 14:00 CST 6.12 --     --- 
Group Turkey-Maquoketa Basin
05411600 Turkey River at Spillville, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 2.53 Ice 42.0 
05411850 Turkey River near Eldorado, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 5.34 Ice 149 
05411900 Otter Creek at Elgin, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 2.75 --     --- 
    12/18 12:45 CST -- 14     --- 
05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 5.67 Ice 302 
05412340 Volga River at Fayette, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 3.69 Ice 19.0 
05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 3.85 Ice 95.0 
05412500 Turkey River at Garber, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 6.01 Ice 325 
05414400 Middle Fk Little Maquoketa R nr Rickardsville, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 9.72 --     --- 
05416900 Maquoketa River at Manchester, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 3.83 --     --- 
    12/03 16:45 CST -- Ice 111 
05418110 NF Maquoketa River below Bear Cr at Dyersville, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 2.70 Ice 26.0 
05418400 North Fork Maquoketa River near Fulton, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 2.77 Ice 210 
05418500 Maquoketa River near Maquoketa, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 10.64 580 500 
05418720 Maquoketa River near Green Island, IA 
      [pressure sensor]  12/18 13:00 CST 4.27 --     --- 
      [radar sensor]  12/18 13:00 CST 4.28 --     --- 
Group Mississippi-Wapsipinison-Crow Basin
05420460 Beaver Slough at 3rd Street at Clinton, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 11.78 --     --- 
05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 10.23 44,800 24,000 
05420680 Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 8.11 Ice 47.0 
05420850 Little Wapsipinicon River near Oran, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 81.51 --     --- 
05421000 Wapsipinicon River at Independence, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 4.76 178 194 
05421682 Buffalo Creek South of Prairieburg, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 5.34 Ice 34.0 
05421740 Wapsipinicon River near Anamosa, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 5.10 Ice 403 
05421760 Wapsipinicon River at Oxford Mills, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 3.07 Ice 373 
05421890 Silver Creek at Welton, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 81.72 --     --- 
05422000 Wapsipinicon River near De Witt, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 5.15 Ice 626 
05422470 Crow Creek at Bettendorf, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 3.55 --     --- 
05422560 Duck Creek at 110th Avenue at Davenport, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 6.18 Bkw 2.10 
05422600 Duck Creek at DC Golf Course at Davenport, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 3.53 18 9.10 
Group Iowa Basin
05448400 West Main Drainage Ditch 1 and 2 near Britt, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 75.79 --     --- 
05449500 Iowa River near Rowan, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 4.81 Ice 50.0 
05451080 South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  12/18 13:00 CST 4.25 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  12/18 13:00 CST 4.27 --     --- 
05451210 South Fork Iowa River NE of New Providence, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 4.96 Ice 16.0 
05451500 Iowa River at Marshalltown, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 10.25 Ice 225 
05451700 Timber Creek near Marshalltown, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 3.23 Ice 17.0 
05451770 Iowa River at County Highway E49 near Tama, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 2.84 Ice 151 
05451900 Richland Creek near Haven, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 10.84 Ice 9.70 
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 5.86 Ice 37.0 
05452200 Walnut Creek near Hartwick, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 2.86 Ice 13.0 
05452500 Iowa River near Belle Plaine, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 7.18 --     --- 
05453000 Big Bear Creek at Ladora, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 11.34 Ice 36.0 
05453100 Iowa River at Marengo, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 7.14 866 645 
05453200 Price Creek at Amana, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 80.68 --     --- 
05453520 Iowa River below Coralville Dam nr Coralville, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 49.90 1,030 1,250 
05454000 Rapid Creek near Iowa City, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 4.11 15 3.20 
05454090 Muddy Creek at Coralville, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 2.62 6.8 5.40 
05454220 Clear Creek near Oxford, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 2.24 Ice 12.0 
05454300 Clear Creek near Coralville, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 1.77 Ice 22.0 
05454500 Iowa River at Iowa City, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 10.69 1,200 1,220 
05455010 South Branch Ralston Creek at Iowa City, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 1.74 --     --- 
05455100 Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 2.34 Ice 30.0 
05455230 Deep River at Deep River, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 67.31 --     --- 
05455500 English River at Kalona, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 4.87 Ice 59.0 
05455700 Iowa River near Lone Tree, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 5.64 1,380 1,580 
05465500 Iowa River at Wapello, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 11.98 4,390 4,430 
05465700 Iowa River at Oakville, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 1.72 3,940 4,190 
Group Cedar Basin
05457505 Cedar River at Osage, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 14.24 Ice 155 
05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 2.05 Ice 280 
05458000 Little Cedar River near Ionia, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 3.35 Ice 53.0 
05458300 Cedar River at Waverly, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 4.52 --     --- 
      [from VELQ]  12/18 13:15 CST -- 367 376 
05458500 Cedar River at Janesville, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 1.30 Ice 340 
05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 5.68 Ice 180 
05459490 Spring Creek near Mason City, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 80.97 --     --- 
05459500 Winnebago River at Mason City, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 3.23 Ice 66.0 
05460000 Clear Lake at Clear Lake, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 4.66 --     --- 
05460400 Shell Rock River near Rockford, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 8.74 Ice 135 
05462000 Shell Rock River at Shell Rock, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 7.86 389 366 
05463000 Beaver Creek at New Hartford, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 2.81 Ice 64.0 
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 78.79 1,030     --- 
05463500 Black Hawk Creek at Hudson, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 5.89 Ice 44.0 
05464000 Cedar River at Waterloo, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 5.67 1,270 1,180 
05464220 Wolf Creek near Dysart, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 2.50 Ice 52.0 
05464315 Cedar River at Vinton, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 2.77 Ice 2,010 
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 3.37 Ice 1,900 
05464500 Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 3.83 2,090 1,220 
05464695 Indian Creek at Marion, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 3.04 32 5.30 
05464780 Cedar River at Cedar Bluff, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 4.75 2,460 861 
05464942 Hoover Cr at Hoover Nat Hist Site, West Branch, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 1.45 1.0 .73 
05465000 Cedar River near Conesville, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 6.08 2,790 1,890 
Group Skunk-Lower Mississippi Basin
05469860 Mud Lake Drainage Ditch 71 at Jewell, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 80.88 --     --- 
05469990 Keigley Branch near Story City, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 83.01 --     --- 
05470000 South Skunk River near Ames, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 3.76 102 30.0 
05470500 Squaw Creek at Ames, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 2.06 Ice 29.0 
05471000 South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 10.04 Ice 58.0 
05471050 South Skunk River at Colfax, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 7.79 Ice 151 
05471200 Indian Creek near Mingo, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 3.88 Ice 54.0 
05471500 South Skunk River near Oskaloosa, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 9.02 Ice 265 
05472500 North Skunk River near Sigourney, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 5.48 257 110 
05473065 Skunk River at Merrimac, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 3.55 1,460 428 
05473400 Cedar Creek near Oakland Mills, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 4.53 Ice 76.0 
05473450 Big Creek North of Mount Pleasant, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 3.61 33 9.40 
05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 2.96 Ice 531 
Group Upper Des Moines Basin
05476500 Des Moines River at Estherville, IA  10/30 23:30 CDT 2.00 --     --- 
05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 0.76 Ice 38.0 
05476735 Pilot Creek at County Hwy P15 near Rolfe, IA  10/31 23:45 CDT 1.99 --     --- 
05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 3.17 Ice 258 
05478265 East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 8.23 Ice 8.60 
05479000 East Fork Des Moines River at Dakota City, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 9.19 Ice 104 
05480080 Lizard Creek near Fort Dodge, IA  10/31 23:45 CDT 5.23 --     --- 
05480500 Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 5.85 Ice 320 
05480603 Prairie Creek at Otho, IA (S3)  10/03 13:05 CDT -- Dis     --- 
      [pressure sensor 1]  10/03 13:05 CDT Dis --     --- 
05480820 Boone River near Goldfield, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 9.97 Ice 2.30 
05480986 Lyons Creek near Webster City, IA (L3)  11/03 23:45 CST -- Dis     --- 
05481000 Boone River near Webster City, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 2.52 Ice 65.0 
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 5.80 Ice 811 
05481510 Bluff Creek at Pilot Mound, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 80.12 --     --- 
05481650 Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 3.65 1,180 1,170 
05481950 Beaver Creek near Grimes, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 3.80 Ice 53.0 
05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 13.46 Ice 914 
Group Raccoon Basin
05482300 North Raccoon River near Sac City, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 7.29 Ice 90.0 
05482315 Black Hawk Lake at Lake View, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 7.39 --     --- 
05482430 North Raccoon River near Lanesboro, IA  10/30 23:45 CDT 9.45 --     --- 
05482500 North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 5.70 Ice 140 
05483318 Brushy Fork Creek near Templeton, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 67.49 --     --- 
05483349 Middle Raccoon River Tributary at Carroll, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 15.33 --     --- 
05483450 Middle Raccoon River near Bayard, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 9.98 Ice 70.0 
05483470 Lake Panorama at Panora, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 45.54 --     --- 
05483600 Middle Raccoon River at Panora, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 4.48 145 75.0 
05484000 South Raccoon River at Redfield, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 3.46 434 130 
05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 3.90 Ice 309 
05484600 Raccoon River near West Des Moines, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 28.14 Ice     --- 
05484650 Raccoon River at 63rd Street at Des Moines, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 22.98 Ice 542 
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 3.33 Ice 16.0 
05484900 Raccoon River at Fleur Drive at Des Moines, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 1.65 Ice 470 
Group Lower Des Moines-Fox Basin
05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 11.99 Ice 2,200 
05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1  12/18 13:15 CST 1.72 Ice 18.0 
05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 4.04 Ice 19.0 
05486000 North River near Norwalk, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 6.91 Ice 18.0 
05486490 Middle River near Indianola, IA  12/18 11:15 CST 7.29 Ice 32.0 
05487470 South River near Ackworth, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 5.59 Ice 25.0 
05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 44.79 --     --- 
      [STGQ]  12/18 13:15 CST -- Ice 1,190 
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 6.56 Ice 24.0 
05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 86.22 3,310 3,180 
05488200 English Creek near Knoxville, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 8.22 Ice 4.70 
05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 3.86 3,630 2,730 
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 8.47 Ice 22.0 
05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA  12/18 13:50 CST 2.46 3,630 3,439 
05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 11.54 3,780 3,600 
05494300 Fox River at Bloomfield, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 2.75 Ice 3.60 
Group Big Sioux Basin
06483290 Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 7.36 Ice 101 
06483495 Burr Oak Creek near Perkins, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 10.74 --     --- 
06483500 Rock River near Rock Valley, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 4.13 Ice 59.0 
Group Upper Missouri-Perry-Floyd-Monona-Harrison Basin
06486000 Missouri River at Sioux City, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 7.87 17,900 17,000 
06599900 Perry Creek near Millnerville, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 1.43 3.3 .36 
      [flood alert, 3.64 approx min]  12/18 08:01 CST 3.59 --     --- 
06599950 Perry Creek near Hinton, IA 
      [flood alert, 17.57 approx min]  12/18 03:30 CST 17.59 --     --- 
06600000 Perry Creek at 38th Street at Sioux City, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 6.46 --     --- 
06600030 Little Floyd River near Sanborn, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 81.78 --     --- 
06600100 Floyd River at Alton, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 5.49 34 13.0 
06600500 Floyd River at James, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 9.23 Ice 40.0 
06601200 Missouri River at Decatur, NE  12/18 14:00 CST 17.29 19,100 16,500 
06602020 West Fork Ditch at Hornick, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 8.40 Ice 28.0 
06602400 Monona-Harrison Ditch near Turin, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 5.70 Ice 95.0 
Group Little Sioux-Soldier Basin
06604000 Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 13.60 --     --- 
06604200 West Okoboji Lake at Lakeside Lab near Milford, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 3.54 --     --- 
06604440 Little Sioux River at 300th St near Spencer, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 4.46 Ice 27.0 
06605000 Ocheyedan River near Spencer, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 2.59 Ice 57.0 
06605750 Willow Creek near Cornell, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 80.93 --     --- 
06605850 Little Sioux River at Linn Grove, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 15.58 Ice 196 
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 5.70 Ice 190 
06607200 Maple River at Mapleton, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 5.39 Ice 80.0 
06607500 Little Sioux River near Turin, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 7.45 Ice 400 
06608500 Soldier River at Pisgah, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 3.56 Ice 54.0 
Group Boyer-Middle Missouri Basin
06609100 Missouri River at Blair, NE  12/18 14:00 CST 10.57 --     --- 
06609500 Boyer River at Logan, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 3.88 Ice 100 
06609560 Willow Creek near Soldier, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 66.83 --     --- 
06610000 Missouri River at Omaha, NE  12/18 14:00 CST 11.20 23,000 18,600 
06807000 Missouri River at Nebraska City, NE  12/18 14:00 CST 8.65 31,400 23,000 
Group Nishnabotna-Lower Missouri Basin
06805600 Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE  12/18 13:00 CST 13.99 --     --- 
06805850 Keg Creek at Epperson Avenue near Glenwood, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 15.14 99 31.0 
06807410 West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 3.00 461 95.0 
06808500 West Nishnabotna River at Randolph, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 9.05 856 207 
06808820 West Nishnabotna River near Riverton, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 10.90 1,020 420 
06809210 East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 3.15 Ice 54.0 
06809500 East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 6.35 512 97.0 
06809900 East Nishnabotna River at Riverton, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 9.34 Ice 234 
06810000 Nishnabotna River above Hamburg, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 9.78 Ice 347 
06810070 Missouri River at Brownville, NE  12/18 13:15 CST 24.41 --     --- 
06811800 East Tarkio Creek near Stanton, IA  12/18 13:30 CST 0.82 --     --- 
06811875 Snake Creek near Yorktown, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 79.98 --     --- 
06813500 Missouri River at Rulo, NE  12/18 13:30 CST 7.72 34,800 24,200 
06817000 Nodaway River at Clarinda, IA  12/18 13:15 CST 11.14 Ice 53.0 
Group Grand-Chariton Basin
06819185 East Fork 102 River at Bedford, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 11.30 23 5.00 
06898000 Thompson River at Davis City, IA  12/18 13:00 CST 1.61 Ice 42.0 
06903400 Chariton River near Chariton, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 5.43 16 11.0 
06903700 South Fork Chariton River near Promise City, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 3.28 Ice 11.0 
06903880 Rathbun Lake near Rathbun, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 906.27 --     --- 
06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA  12/18 14:00 CST 6.29 614 250 
06904010 Chariton River near Moulton, IA  12/18 13:45 CST 22.24 657 232 

Data status codes:
  --     Parameter not determined
  Bkw     Flow affected by backwater
  Dis     Data-collection discontinued
  Ice     Ice affected