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Current Conditions for Iowa: Streamflow -- 201 site(s) found

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Number
Station name Date/Time Gage
height,
feet
Dis-
charge,
ft3/s
Long-
term
median
flow
12/11
Group Undefined
06485500 BIG SIOUX R AT AKRON,IA  12/11 05:00 CST 7.59 Ice 185 
06485950 BIG SIOUX RIVER AT SIOUX CITY, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 12.00 Ice 2,380 
Group Upper Mississippi Basin
05387320 Upper Iowa River at Lime Springs, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 4.88 --     --- 
05387405 Upper Iowa River at Kendallville, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 4.39 --     --- 
05387440 Upper Iowa River at Bluffton, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 4.14 364 129 
05387490 Dry Run Creek near Decorah, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 16.04 --     --- 
05387500 Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 2.82 562 118 
05388250 Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 8.16 957 251 
05388310 Waterloo Creek near Dorchester, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 7.22 --     --- 
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 5.55 220 54.0 
05389400 Bloody Run Creek near Marquette, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 4.08 26 17.0 
05389500 Mississippi River at McGregor, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  12/11 05:15 CST 11.17 --     --- 
05411500 Mississippi River at Clayton, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 13.83 --     --- 
05420400 Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 13 nr Fulton, IL  12/11 05:30 CST 9.96 --     --- 
Group Turkey-Maquoketa Basin
05411600 Turkey River at Spillville, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 2.59 216 48.0 
05411850 Turkey River near Eldorado, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 6.43 602 149 
05411900 Otter Creek at Elgin, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 2.95 42     --- 
05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 6.27 657 315 
05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 4.52 236 110 
05412500 Turkey River at Garber, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 7.64 1,330 402 
05414400 Middle Fk Little Maquoketa R nr Rickardsville, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 9.89 --     --- 
05416900 Maquoketa River at Manchester, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 4.54 182 104 
05418400 North Fork Maquoketa River near Fulton, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 3.66 432 232 
05418500 Maquoketa River near Maquoketa, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 11.77 1,330 587 
05418720 Maquoketa River near Green Island, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 6.74 Bkw 1,330 
Group Mississippi-Wapsipinison-Crow Basin
05420460 Beaver Slough at 3rd Street at Clinton, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 15.20 --     --- 
05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 12.85 82,700 26,000 
05420680 Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 9.15 274 50.0 
05420850 Little Wapsipinicon River near Oran, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 81.78 --     --- 
05421000 Wapsipinicon River at Independence, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 5.42 665 237 
05421740 Wapsipinicon River near Anamosa, IA  12/10 16:15 CST 6.54 967 400 
05421760 Wapsipinicon River at Oxford Mills, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 4.74 --     --- 
05421890 Silver Creek at Welton, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 81.41 --     --- 
05422000 Wapsipinicon River near De Witt, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 7.41 1,820 670 
05422470 Crow Creek at Bettendorf, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 3.69 --     --- 
05422600 Duck Creek at DC Golf Course at Davenport, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 3.66 18 8.90 
Group Iowa Basin
05448400 West Main Drainage Ditch 1 and 2 near Britt, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 76.57 --     --- 
05449500 Iowa River near Rowan, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 5.84 395 64.0 
05451080 South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  12/11 05:00 CST 4.29 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  12/11 05:00 CST 4.34 --     --- 
05451210 South Fork Iowa River NE of New Providence, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 3.72 197 41.0 
05451500 Iowa River at Marshalltown, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 11.10 1,110 274 
05451700 Timber Creek near Marshalltown, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 3.01 80 20.0 
05451770 Iowa River at County Highway E49 near Tama, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 5.96 2,080 207 
05451900 Richland Creek near Haven, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 10.86 35 9.30 
05451955 Stein Creek near Clutier, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 66.82 --     --- 
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 6.64 112 42.0 
05452200 Walnut Creek near Hartwick, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 2.36 39 14.0 
05452500 Iowa River near Belle Plaine, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 8.94 1,830 237 
05453000 Big Bear Creek at Ladora, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 12.49 249 36.0 
05453100 Iowa River at Marengo, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 8.76 1,900 642 
05453200 Price Creek at Amana, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 80.40 --     --- 
05453520 Iowa River below Coralville Dam nr Coralville, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 51.15 2,740 1,600 
05454000 Rapid Creek near Iowa City, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 4.00 11 4.10 
05454090 Muddy Creek at Coralville, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 2.47 5.9 5.00 
05454220 Clear Creek near Oxford, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 2.69 33 15.0 
05454300 Clear Creek near Coralville, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 2.49 97 30.0 
05454500 Iowa River at Iowa City, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 12.41 2,780 1,390 
05455010 South Branch Ralston Creek at Iowa City, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 1.78 --     --- 
05455100 Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 2.83 103 31.0 
05455230 Deep River at Deep River, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 67.41 --     --- 
05455500 English River at Kalona, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 4.98 301 81.0 
05455700 Iowa River near Lone Tree, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 7.64 3,340 1,480 
05465500 Iowa River at Wapello, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 14.83 10,000 4,400 
05465700 Iowa River at Oakville, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 4.59 10,000 4,360 
Group Cedar Basin
05457440 Deer Creek near Carpenter, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 78.83 --     --- 
05457505 Cedar River at Osage, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 15.10 --     --- 
05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 2.82 667 311 
05458000 Little Cedar River near Ionia, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 4.05 234 50.0 
05458300 Cedar River at Waverly, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 5.02 --     --- 
      [from VELQ]  12/11 05:15 CST -- 1,360 395 
05458500 Cedar River at Janesville, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 2.39 1,410 375 
05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 8.07 764 180 
05459490 Spring Creek near Mason City, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 81.13 --     --- 
05459500 Winnebago River at Mason City, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 4.56 634 81.0 
05460000 Clear Lake at Clear Lake, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 5.04 --     --- 
05460400 Shell Rock River near Rockford, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 11.60 --     --- 
05462000 Shell Rock River at Shell Rock, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 8.87 1,370 394 
05463000 Beaver Creek at New Hartford, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 6.17 760 56.0 
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 81.17 4,760 1,070 
05463500 Black Hawk Creek at Hudson, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 6.89 271 51.0 
05464000 Cedar River at Waterloo, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 6.91 4,730 1,280 
05464220 Wolf Creek near Dysart, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 2.98 189 83.0 
05464315 Cedar River at Vinton, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 5.30 5,330 1,620 
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 5.78 5,840 1,840 
05464500 Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 4.88 4,790 1,480 
05464730 Cedar River below Indian Creek at Cedar Rapids, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 4.76 --     --- 
05464780 Cedar River at Cedar Bluff, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 7.08 6,910 1,360 
0546494140 WB Wapsinonoc Cr abv Baker Ave at West Branch, IA  11/30 23:45 CST Ssn --     --- 
0546494150 Unnamed Trb to WB Wapsinonoc Cr at West Branch, IA  11/30 23:45 CST Ssn --     --- 
0546494170 WB Wapsinonoc Cr at College St at West Branch, IA  11/30 23:45 CST Ssn Ssn     --- 
05464942 Hoover Cr at Hoover Nat Hist Site, West Branch, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 1.40 1.0 .76 
05465000 Cedar River near Conesville, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 8.64 7,230 2,160 
Group Skunk-Lower Mississippi Basin
05469860 Mud Lake Drainage Ditch 71 at Jewell, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 81.04 --     --- 
05469990 Keigley Branch near Story City, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 82.91 --     --- 
05470000 South Skunk River near Ames, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 3.73 210 39.0 
05470500 Squaw Creek at Ames, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 2.05 130 32.0 
05471000 South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 14.41 1,460 64.0 
05471050 South Skunk River at Colfax, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 8.34 472 162 
05471200 Indian Creek near Mingo, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 4.48 191 54.0 
05471500 South Skunk River near Oskaloosa, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 10.80 1,400 295 
05472390 Middle Creek near Lacey, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 75.92 --     --- 
05472500 North Skunk River near Sigourney, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 5.28 258 125 
05473065 Skunk River at Merrimac, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 3.30 884 592 
05473400 Cedar Creek near Oakland Mills, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 3.14 28 84.0 
05473450 Big Creek North of Mount Pleasant, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 3.07 4.3 12.0 
05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 2.44 1,260 724 
Group Upper Des Moines Basin
05476500 Des Moines River at Estherville, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 3.98 --     --- 
05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 2.81 866 50.0 
05476735 Pilot Creek at County Hwy P15 near Rolfe, IA  11/30 23:45 CST Ssn --     --- 
05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 4.27 853 257 
05478265 East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 9.81 710 12.0 
05479000 East Fork Des Moines River at Dakota City, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 9.18 674 130 
05480080 Lizard Creek near Fort Dodge, IA  11/30 23:45 CST Ssn --     --- 
05480500 Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 4.94 2,050 330 
05480820 Boone River near Goldfield, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 9.64 320 5.50 
05480930 White Fox Creek at Clarion, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 84.82 --     --- 
05481000 Boone River near Webster City, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 3.09 524 72.0 
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 7.26 2,510 880 
05481510 Bluff Creek at Pilot Mound, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 79.90 --     --- 
05481650 Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 7.12 3,500 1,060 
05481950 Beaver Creek near Grimes, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 5.71 484 43.0 
05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 14.81 4,180 1,030 
Group Raccoon Basin
05482300 North Raccoon River near Sac City, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 8.40 423 73.0 
05482315 Black Hawk Lake at Lake View, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 7.50 --     --- 
05482430 North Raccoon River near Lanesboro, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 9.79 --     --- 
05482500 North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 6.54 1,040 144 
05483318 Brushy Fork Creek near Templeton, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 67.37 --     --- 
05483349 Middle Raccoon River Tributary at Carroll, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 16.32 --     --- 
05483450 Middle Raccoon River near Bayard, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 10.87 321 81.0 
05483470 Lake Panorama at Panora, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 45.65 --     --- 
05483600 Middle Raccoon River at Panora, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 4.62 161 85.0 
05484000 South Raccoon River at Redfield, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 3.27 440 120 
05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 3.61 828 279 
05484600 Raccoon River near West Des Moines, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 27.84 961     --- 
05484650 Raccoon River at 63rd Street at Des Moines, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 22.77 827 563 
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 3.53 49 16.0 
05484900 Raccoon River at Fleur Drive at Des Moines, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 3.44 2,890 536 
Group Lower Des Moines-Fox Basin
05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 13.16 4,540 1,980 
05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1  12/11 05:15 CST 1.59 31 23.0 
05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 4.32 68 19.0 
05486000 North River near Norwalk, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 6.37 80 30.0 
05486490 Middle River near Indianola, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 7.46 155 41.0 
05487470 South River near Ackworth, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 6.04 61 35.0 
05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 46.34 --     --- 
      [STGQ]  12/11 05:15 CST -- 5,550 2,690 
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 5.92 8.5 34.0 
05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 89.51 10,300 3,459 
05488200 English Creek near Knoxville, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 7.73 3.8 8.30 
05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 6.00 10,300 3,420 
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 4.96 10 29.0 
05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA  12/11 05:20 CST 5.04 11,300 3,370 
05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 13.53 11,200 3,640 
05494300 Fox River at Bloomfield, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 2.39 0.76 3.20 
Group Big Sioux Basin
06483290 Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 10.33 1,320 99.0 
06483495 Burr Oak Creek near Perkins, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 11.11 --     --- 
06483500 Rock River near Rock Valley, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 7.29 1,390 69.0 
Group Upper Missouri-Perry-Floyd-Monona-Harrison Basin
06486000 Missouri River at Sioux City, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 9.31 20,500 17,200 
06599900 Perry Creek near Millnerville, IA 
      [flood alert, 3.64 approx min]  11/07 04:20 CST 3.59 --     --- 
      [stage-only period of record]  12/11 04:45 CST 1.40 --     --- 
06599950 Perry Creek near Hinton, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 16.56 --     --- 
      [flood alert, 17.57 approx min]  12/11 04:25 CST 17.58 --     --- 
06600000 Perry Creek at 38th Street at Sioux City, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 6.58 --     --- 
06600030 Little Floyd River near Sanborn, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 81.70 --     --- 
06600100 Floyd River at Alton, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 6.60 191 15.0 
06600500 Floyd River at James, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 11.95 1,180 48.0 
06601200 Missouri River at Decatur, NE  12/11 05:00 CST 17.82 20,900 16,900 
06602020 West Fork Ditch at Hornick, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 9.49 497 37.0 
06602190 Elliott Creek at Lawton, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 72.70 --     --- 
06602400 Monona-Harrison Ditch near Turin, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 6.48 390 105 
Group Little Sioux-Soldier Basin
06604000 Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 14.50 --     --- 
06604200 West Okoboji Lake at Lakeside Lab near Milford, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 4.50 --     --- 
06604440 Little Sioux River at 300th St near Spencer, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 6.69 493 28.0 
06605000 Ocheyedan River near Spencer, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 4.52 503 52.0 
06605750 Willow Creek near Cornell, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 81.95 --     --- 
06605850 Little Sioux River at Linn Grove, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 16.56 966 178 
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 6.60 1,200 200 
06607200 Maple River at Mapleton, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 6.12 449 94.0 
06607500 Little Sioux River near Turin, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 12.38 4,720 520 
06608500 Soldier River at Pisgah, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 5.66 877 53.0 
Group Boyer-Middle Missouri Basin
06609100 Missouri River at Blair, NE  12/11 05:00 CST 10.35 --     --- 
06609500 Boyer River at Logan, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 4.69 559 120 
06609560 Willow Creek near Soldier, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 66.69 --     --- 
06610000 Missouri River at Omaha, NE  12/11 05:00 CST 11.30 23,600 19,200 
06807000 Missouri River at Nebraska City, NE  12/11 05:00 CST 7.19 28,900 22,800 
Group Nishnabotna-Lower Missouri Basin
06805600 Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE  12/11 05:15 CST 12.93 --     --- 
06807410 West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 2.94 369 104 
06808500 West Nishnabotna River at Randolph, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 8.99 780 239 
06808820 West Nishnabotna River near Riverton, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 13.30 2,250 635 
06809210 East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 3.32 242 68.0 
06809500 East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 6.88 531 100 
06810000 Nishnabotna River above Hamburg, IA  12/09 21:00 CST 10.53 2,350 360 
06810030 Main Ditch Number Six at Levee Rd near Hamburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  12/11 05:15 CST Ssn --     --- 
      [downstream radar sensor]  09/17 14:30 CDT Ssn --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  12/11 05:15 CST Ssn --     --- 
06810070 Missouri River at Brownville, NE  12/11 05:15 CST 22.56 --     --- 
06811760 Tarkio River near Elliott, IA  12/11 05:45 CST 3.66 --     --- 
06811800 East Tarkio Creek near Stanton, IA  12/11 05:30 CST 0.53 --     --- 
06811875 Snake Creek near Yorktown, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 80.56 --     --- 
06813500 Missouri River at Rulo, NE  12/11 05:30 CST 6.42 31,000 24,300 
06817000 Nodaway River at Clarinda, IA  12/11 05:15 CST 10.86 239 57.0 
Group Grand-Chariton Basin
06819185 East Fork 102 River at Bedford, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 10.96 21 6.50 
06898000 Thompson River at Davis City, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 1.25 78 58.0 
06903400 Chariton River near Chariton, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 4.98 2.3 13.0 
06903700 South Fork Chariton River near Promise City, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 2.92 0.56 14.0 
06903880 Rathbun Lake near Rathbun, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 904.25 --     --- 
06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA  12/11 05:00 CST 2.28 14 375 
06904010 Chariton River near Moulton, IA  12/11 04:45 CST 18.27 30 422 

Data status codes:
  --     Parameter not determined
  Bkw     Flow affected by backwater
  Ice     Ice affected
  Ssn     Parameter monitored seasonally