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Current Conditions for Iowa: Streamflow -- 199 site(s) found

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Station
Number
Station name Date/Time Gage
height,
feet
Dis-
charge,
ft3/s
Long-
term
median
flow
4/20
Group Undefined
06485500 BIG SIOUX R AT AKRON,IA  04/20 21:15 CDT 5.94 808 1,260 
06485950 BIG SIOUX RIVER AT SIOUX CITY, IA  04/20 21:30 CDT 10.57 --     --- 
Group Upper Mississippi Basin
05387320 Upper Iowa River at Lime Springs, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 5.95 --     --- 
05387405 Upper Iowa River at Kendallville, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 4.97 --     --- 
05387440 Upper Iowa River at Bluffton, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 4.59 643 466 
05387490 Dry Run Creek near Decorah, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 14.16 --     --- 
05387500 Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 2.96 655 421 
05388250 Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 8.45 1,050 805 
05388310 Waterloo Creek near Dorchester, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 7.06 --     --- 
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 5.73 262 118 
05389400 Bloody Run Creek near Marquette, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 4.10 19 24.0 
05389500 Mississippi River at McGregor, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  04/20 17:45 CDT 9.30 --     --- 
05411500 Mississippi River at Clayton, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 11.82 --     --- 
05420400 Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 13 nr Fulton, IL  04/20 18:00 CDT 8.42 --     --- 
Group Turkey-Maquoketa Basin
05411600 Turkey River at Spillville, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 3.50 221 153 
05411850 Turkey River near Eldorado, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 7.04 780 716 
05411900 Otter Creek at Elgin, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 3.27 Ice     --- 
05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 7.03 1,010 1,140 
05412340 Volga River at Fayette, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 4.83 414 382 
05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 5.16 417 429 
05412500 Turkey River at Garber, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 7.60 1,330 1,070 
05414400 Middle Fk Little Maquoketa R nr Rickardsville, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 9.99 --     --- 
05416900 Maquoketa River at Manchester, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 4.54 255 362 
05418110 NF Maquoketa River below Bear Cr at Dyersville, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 2.82 55 294 
05418400 North Fork Maquoketa River near Fulton, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 2.86 237 433 
05418500 Maquoketa River near Maquoketa, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 10.87 680 1,010 
05418720 Maquoketa River near Green Island, IA 
      [pressure sensor]  04/20 18:00 CDT 5.11 --     --- 
Group Mississippi-Wapsipinison-Crow Basin
05420460 Beaver Slough at 3rd Street at Clinton, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 13.74 --     --- 
05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 11.71 66,400 93,600 
05420680 Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 9.46 393 293 
05420850 Little Wapsipinicon River near Oran, IA  04/20 18:15 CDT 82.63 --     --- 
05421000 Wapsipinicon River at Independence, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 5.85 1,130 870 
05421682 Buffalo Creek South of Prairieburg, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 4.83 115 270 
05421740 Wapsipinicon River near Anamosa, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 7.10 1,470 2,120 
05421760 Wapsipinicon River at Oxford Mills, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 4.93 1,620 2,810 
05421890 Silver Creek at Welton, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 81.51 --     --- 
05422000 Wapsipinicon River near De Witt, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 7.04 1,830 2,080 
05422470 Crow Creek at Bettendorf, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 3.69 --     --- 
05422560 Duck Creek at 110th Avenue at Davenport, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 4.95 --     --- 
    04/08 11:15 CDT -- Bkw 14.0 
05422600 Duck Creek at DC Golf Course at Davenport, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 3.60 17 64.0 
Group Iowa Basin
05448400 West Main Drainage Ditch 1 and 2 near Britt, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 77.85 --     --- 
05449500 Iowa River near Rowan, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 7.90 956 263 
05451080 South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  04/20 18:00 CDT 5.72 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  04/20 18:00 CDT 5.76 --     --- 
05451210 South Fork Iowa River NE of New Providence, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 4.08 254 194 
05451500 Iowa River at Marshalltown, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 13.01 2,380 1,080 
05451700 Timber Creek near Marshalltown, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 3.94 148 72.0 
05451770 Iowa River at County Highway E49 near Tama, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 6.26 2,700 1,270 
05451900 Richland Creek near Haven, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 10.84 65 32.0 
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 7.46 275 118 
05452200 Walnut Creek near Hartwick, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 3.92 128 47.0 
05452500 Iowa River near Belle Plaine, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 9.38 --     --- 
05453000 Big Bear Creek at Ladora, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 13.12 345 122 
05453100 Iowa River at Marengo, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 9.90 2,740 2,400 
05453200 Price Creek at Amana, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 80.75 --     --- 
05453520 Iowa River below Coralville Dam nr Coralville, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 51.13 2,520 2,330 
05454000 Rapid Creek near Iowa City, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 4.11 15 17.0 
05454090 Muddy Creek at Coralville, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 2.86 12 14.0 
05454220 Clear Creek near Oxford, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 2.60 42 55.0 
05454300 Clear Creek near Coralville, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 2.37 87 67.0 
05454500 Iowa River at Iowa City, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 12.41 2,710 2,780 
05455010 South Branch Ralston Creek at Iowa City, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 1.91 --     --- 
05455100 Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 2.64 49 108 
05455230 Deep River at Deep River, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 67.48 --     --- 
05455500 English River at Kalona, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 5.12 221 334 
05455700 Iowa River near Lone Tree, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 7.26 2,950 4,220 
05465500 Iowa River at Wapello, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 14.33 11,200 13,200 
05465700 Iowa River at Oakville, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 3.96 11,800 14,499 
Group Cedar Basin
05457505 Cedar River at Osage, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 15.99 1,230 550 
05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 4.09 1,590 829 
05458000 Little Cedar River near Ionia, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 5.22 369 228 
05458300 Cedar River at Waverly, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 4.97 --     --- 
      [from VELQ]  04/20 17:15 CDT -- 1,810 1,340 
05458500 Cedar River at Janesville, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 2.79 1,940 981 
05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 8.38 1,170 722 
05459490 Spring Creek near Mason City, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 82.26 --     --- 
05459500 Winnebago River at Mason City, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 5.52 1,420 319 
05460000 Clear Lake at Clear Lake, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 5.12 --     --- 
05460400 Shell Rock River near Rockford, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 12.48 2,760 1,100 
05462000 Shell Rock River at Shell Rock, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 9.82 2,790 1,480 
05463000 Beaver Creek at New Hartford, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 5.89 750 252 
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 82.28 6,000 7,270 
05463500 Black Hawk Creek at Hudson, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 7.35 304 207 
05464000 Cedar River at Waterloo, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 7.31 5,930 4,550 
05464220 Wolf Creek near Dysart, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 3.51 417 215 
05464315 Cedar River at Vinton, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 6.25 6,910 5,649 
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 6.62 7,470 6,500 
05464500 Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 5.57 7,400 4,150 
05464695 Indian Creek at Marion, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 4.60 313 173 
05464780 Cedar River at Cedar Bluff, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 7.43 7,640 6,870 
05464942 Hoover Cr at Hoover Nat Hist Site, West Branch, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 1.42 0.56 2.00 
05465000 Cedar River near Conesville, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 8.93 7,930 6,870 
Group Skunk-Lower Mississippi Basin
05469860 Mud Lake Drainage Ditch 71 at Jewell, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 81.86 --     --- 
05469990 Keigley Branch near Story City, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 83.18 --     --- 
05470000 South Skunk River near Ames, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 4.54 388 161 
05470500 Squaw Creek at Ames, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 2.47 243 160 
05471000 South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 11.72 556 341 
05471050 South Skunk River at Colfax, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 9.38 1,220 687 
05471200 Indian Creek near Mingo, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 6.20 731 209 
05471500 South Skunk River near Oskaloosa, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 10.63 1,260 1,190 
05472500 North Skunk River near Sigourney, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 5.19 232 497 
05473065 Skunk River at Merrimac, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 3.60 1,370 3,340 
05473400 Cedar Creek near Oakland Mills, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 5.19 367 252 
05473450 Big Creek North of Mount Pleasant, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 3.91 55 35.0 
05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 2.90 1,780 2,710 
Group Upper Des Moines Basin
05476500 Des Moines River at Estherville, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 2.78 --     --- 
05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 1.56 370 358 
05476735 Pilot Creek at County Hwy P15 near Rolfe, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 4.93 --     --- 
05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 5.08 1,650 1,830 
05478265 East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 10.63 928 166 
05479000 East Fork Des Moines River at Dakota City, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 10.65 1,540 841 
05480080 Lizard Creek near Fort Dodge, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 7.48 --     --- 
05480500 Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 6.50 5,170 2,520 
05480603 Prairie Creek at Otho, IA (S3)  09/04 23:55 CDT -- Dis 21.0 
05480820 Boone River near Goldfield, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 11.94 820 91.0 
05480986 Lyons Creek near Webster City, IA (L3)  11/03 23:45 CST -- Dis 12.0 
05481000 Boone River near Webster City, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 4.32 1,320 566 
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 10.83 8,100 5,719 
05481510 Bluff Creek at Pilot Mound, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 81.67 --     --- 
05481650 Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 7.48 5,170 5,250 
05481950 Beaver Creek near Grimes, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 6.64 783 292 
05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 15.73 6,380 6,600 
Group Raccoon Basin
05482300 North Raccoon River near Sac City, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 11.57 1,610 419 
05482315 Black Hawk Lake at Lake View, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 7.64 --     --- 
05482430 North Raccoon River near Lanesboro, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 13.18 --     --- 
05482500 North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 8.30 2,540 788 
05483318 Brushy Fork Creek near Templeton, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 67.69 --     --- 
05483349 Middle Raccoon River Tributary at Carroll, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 15.71 --     --- 
05483450 Middle Raccoon River near Bayard, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 11.91 519 199 
05483470 Lake Panorama at Panora, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 45.57 --     --- 
05483600 Middle Raccoon River at Panora, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 5.37 602 243 
05484000 South Raccoon River at Redfield, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 4.88 1,410 502 
05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 7.59 6,620 1,440 
05484600 Raccoon River near West Des Moines, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 31.99 --     --- 
    04/04 23:30 CDT -- 800     --- 
05484650 Raccoon River at 63rd Street at Des Moines, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 26.38 4,280 2,720 
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 3.77 76 70.0 
05484900 Raccoon River at Fleur Drive at Des Moines, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 5.44 4,750 2,810 
Group Lower Des Moines-Fox Basin
05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 17.06 10,800 10,700 
05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1  04/20 17:15 CDT 2.63 78 68.0 
05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 4.97 200 78.0 
05486000 North River near Norwalk, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 12.14 832 198 
05486490 Middle River near Indianola, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 12.63 2,320 239 
05487470 South River near Ackworth, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 9.06 1,070 180 
05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 49.06 --     --- 
      [STGQ]  04/20 17:15 CDT -- 14,100 20,100 
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 8.97 661 166 
05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 90.18 13,000 7,210 
05488200 English Creek near Knoxville, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 11.22 216 40.0 
05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 6.74 12,000 9,460 
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 9.14 1,190 145 
05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA  04/20 17:50 CDT 5.70 13,700 12,400 
05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 13.65 11,100 14,299 
05494300 Fox River at Bloomfield, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 3.26 44 25.0 
Group Big Sioux Basin
06483290 Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 7.46 128 492 
06483495 Burr Oak Creek near Perkins, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 10.63 --     --- 
06483500 Rock River near Rock Valley, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 4.22 217 571 
Group Upper Missouri-Perry-Floyd-Monona-Harrison Basin
06486000 Missouri River at Sioux City, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 10.96 25,700 30,500 
06599900 Perry Creek near Millnerville, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 1.58 7.0 3.70 
      [flood alert, 3.64 approx min]  04/20 15:21 CDT 3.59 --     --- 
06599950 Perry Creek near Hinton, IA 
      [flood alert, 17.57 approx min]  04/20 15:30 CDT 17.58 --     --- 
06600000 Perry Creek at 38th Street at Sioux City, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 6.51 --     --- 
06600030 Little Floyd River near Sanborn, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 81.57 --     --- 
06600100 Floyd River at Alton, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 5.89 92 86.0 
06600500 Floyd River at James, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 9.57 226 190 
06601200 Missouri River at Decatur, NE  04/20 18:00 CDT 19.96 27,300 30,000 
06602020 West Fork Ditch at Hornick, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 7.66 200 104 
06602400 Monona-Harrison Ditch near Turin, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 6.46 375 258 
Group Little Sioux-Soldier Basin
06604000 Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 13.95 --     --- 
06604200 West Okoboji Lake at Lakeside Lab near Milford, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 3.93 --     --- 
06604440 Little Sioux River at 300th St near Spencer, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 4.81 98 176 
06605000 Ocheyedan River near Spencer, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 3.28 245 345 
06605750 Willow Creek near Cornell, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 82.45 --     --- 
06605850 Little Sioux River at Linn Grove, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 16.53 966 1,270 
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 7.32 1,220 1,110 
06607200 Maple River at Mapleton, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 7.73 1,110 242 
06607500 Little Sioux River near Turin, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 9.54 2,450 1,960 
06608500 Soldier River at Pisgah, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 4.77 523 112 
Group Boyer-Middle Missouri Basin
06609100 Missouri River at Blair, NE  04/20 18:00 CDT 14.19 --     --- 
06609500 Boyer River at Logan, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 6.25 1,310 270 
06609560 Willow Creek near Soldier, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 67.20 --     --- 
06610000 Missouri River at Omaha, NE  04/20 18:00 CDT 15.01 32,300 32,900 
06807000 Missouri River at Nebraska City, NE  04/20 18:00 CDT 10.51 40,300 39,400 
Group Nishnabotna-Lower Missouri Basin
06805600 Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE  04/20 17:00 CDT 16.28 --     --- 
06805850 Keg Creek at Epperson Avenue near Glenwood, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 15.77 146 93.0 
06807410 West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 4.18 520 260 
06808500 West Nishnabotna River at Randolph, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 10.57 1,590 529 
06808820 West Nishnabotna River near Riverton, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 13.05 2,080 1,380 
06809210 East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 3.82 429 241 
06809500 East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 7.78 900 341 
06809900 East Nishnabotna River at Riverton, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 11.06 1,300 965 
06810000 Nishnabotna River above Hamburg, IA  04/20 18:00 CDT 12.79 3,380 910 
06810070 Missouri River at Brownville, NE  04/20 17:15 CDT 26.26 --     --- 
06811800 East Tarkio Creek near Stanton, IA  04/20 17:30 CDT 1.18 --     --- 
06811875 Snake Creek near Yorktown, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 80.39 --     --- 
06813500 Missouri River at Rulo, NE  04/20 17:30 CDT 9.83 45,000 42,300 
06817000 Nodaway River at Clarinda, IA  04/20 17:15 CDT 11.87 1,230 228 
Group Grand-Chariton Basin
06819185 East Fork 102 River at Bedford, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 12.47 128 42.0 
06898000 Thompson River at Davis City, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 5.10 2,930 276 
06903400 Chariton River near Chariton, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 9.50 335 54.0 
06903700 South Fork Chariton River near Promise City, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 4.90 214 41.0 
06903880 Rathbun Lake near Rathbun, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 905.03 --     --- 
06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA  04/20 17:00 CDT 2.21 14 50.0 
06904010 Chariton River near Moulton, IA  04/20 17:45 CDT 21.22 429 255 

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