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NOTE: Station Numbers for Iowa precipitation gages have changed (see list).


Current Conditions for Iowa: Streamflow -- 204 site(s) found

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Number
Station name Date/Time Gage
height,
feet
Dis-
charge,
ft3/s
Long-
term
median
flow
8/16
Group Undefined
05420400 Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 13 nr Fulton, IL  08/16 08:30 CDT 5.93 --     --- 
06485500 BIG SIOUX R AT AKRON,IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 6.39 976 462 
06485950 BIG SIOUX RIVER AT SIOUX CITY, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 12.40 1,470 1,500 
Group Upper Mississippi Basin
05387320 Upper Iowa River at Lime Springs, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 4.37 --     --- 
05387405 Upper Iowa River at Kendallville, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.91 --     --- 
05387440 Upper Iowa River at Bluffton, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 3.61 205 176 
05387490 Dry Run Creek near Decorah, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 13.98 --     --- 
05387500 Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 2.27 334 153 
05388250 Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 7.41 479 355 
05388310 Waterloo Creek near Dorchester, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 7.26 --     --- 
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 5.33 165 81.0 
05389400 Bloody Run Creek near Marquette, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 4.20 31.8 23.0 
05389500 Mississippi River at McGregor, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  08/16 08:15 CDT 7.87 --     --- 
05411500 Mississippi River at Clayton, IA  08/16 08:45 CDT 12.23 --     --- 
Group Turkey-Maquoketa Basin
05411600 Turkey River at Spillville, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 2.50 96.8 51.0 
05411850 Turkey River near Eldorado, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 5.64 276 245 
05411900 Otter Creek at Elgin, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.02 49.6 19.0 
05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 6.22 540 442 
05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 5.27 423 119 
05412500 Turkey River at Garber, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 7.86 1,590 524 
05414400 Middle Fk Little Maquoketa R nr Rickardsville, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 9.94 --     --- 
05416900 Maquoketa River at Manchester, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 4.25 164 113 
05418400 North Fork Maquoketa River near Fulton, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.47 295 254 
05418500 Maquoketa River near Maquoketa, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 11.56 1,200 603 
05418720 Maquoketa River near Green Island, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 5.73 Bkw 1,000 
Group Mississippi-Wapsipinison-Crow Basin
05420460 Beaver Slough at 3rd Street at Clinton, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 11.53 --     --- 
05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 10.10 41,600 32,800 
05420680 Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 7.53 90.3 56.0 
05420850 Little Wapsipinicon River near Oran, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 82.63 --     --- 
05421000 Wapsipinicon River at Independence, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 4.99 326 167 
05421740 Wapsipinicon River near Anamosa, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 5.73 869 468 
05421760 Wapsipinicon River at Oxford Mills, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 4.08 --     --- 
05421890 Silver Creek at Welton, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 81.10 --     --- 
05422000 Wapsipinicon River near De Witt, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 6.64 1,320 632 
05422470 Crow Creek at Bettendorf, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.59 --     --- 
05422600 Duck Creek at DC Golf Course at Davenport, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 3.50 9.02 8.40 
Group Iowa Basin
05448400 West Main Drainage Ditch 1 and 2 near Britt, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 75.75 --     --- 
05449500 Iowa River near Rowan, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.83 82.2 60.0 
05451080 South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.42 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.65 --     --- 
05451210 South Fork Iowa River NE of New Providence, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 2.58 30.0 23.0 
05451500 Iowa River at Marshalltown, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 9.45 284 268 
05451700 Timber Creek near Marshalltown, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 2.07 19.3 23.0 
05451770 Iowa River at County Highway E49 near Tama, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 2.16 340 445 
05451900 Richland Creek near Haven, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 10.18 1.39 9.70 
05451955 Stein Creek near Clutier, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 66.19 --     --- 
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 5.83 29.5 35.0 
05452200 Walnut Creek near Hartwick, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 1.52 5.88 10.0 
05452500 Iowa River near Belle Plaine, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 5.92 463 436 
05453000 Big Bear Creek at Ladora, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 10.86 32.6 26.0 
05453100 Iowa River at Marengo, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 6.36 689 744 
05453200 Price Creek at Amana, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 80.05 --     --- 
05453520 Iowa River below Coralville Dam nr Coralville, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 49.50 603 894 
05454000 Rapid Creek near Iowa City, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.80 4.24 1.90 
05454090 Muddy Creek at Coralville, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 2.26 2.16 5.30 
05454220 Clear Creek near Oxford, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 1.81 8.97 8.40 
05454300 Clear Creek near Coralville, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 1.39 17.5 16.0 
05454500 Iowa River at Iowa City, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 9.92 791 910 
05455010 South Branch Ralston Creek at Iowa City, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 1.75 --     --- 
05455100 Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 1.81 32.6 18.0 
05455230 Deep River at Deep River, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 66.84 --     --- 
05455500 English River at Kalona, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.83 96.9 51.0 
05455700 Iowa River near Lone Tree, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 4.85 679 1,200 
05465500 Iowa River at Wapello, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 12.03 3,760 5,090 
05465700 Iowa River at Oakville, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 1.98 2,930 7,500 
Group Cedar Basin
05457440 Deer Creek near Carpenter, IA  08/16 08:45 CDT 78.16 --     --- 
05457505 Cedar River at Osage, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 14.39 --     --- 
05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 2.39 415 317 
05458000 Little Cedar River near Ionia, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 3.56 109 57.0 
05458300 Cedar River at Waverly, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 4.98 --     --- 
      [Argonaut]  08/16 08:15 CDT 4.96 --     --- 
      [from VELQ]  08/16 08:15 CDT -- 1,020 613 
05458500 Cedar River at Janesville, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 1.77 787 451 
05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 6.06 121 193 
05459490 Spring Creek near Mason City, IA  08/16 08:45 CDT 80.56 --     --- 
05459500 Winnebago River at Mason City, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 3.41 108 93.0 
05460000 Clear Lake at Clear Lake, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 4.41 --     --- 
05460100 Willow Creek near Mason City, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 85.77 --     --- 
05460400 Shell Rock River near Rockford, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 9.07 --     --- 
05462000 Shell Rock River at Shell Rock, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 8.12 624 473 
05463000 Beaver Creek at New Hartford, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 2.68 109 70.0 
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 79.28 1,910 2,460 
05463500 Black Hawk Creek at Hudson, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 5.06 74.9 57.0 
05464000 Cedar River at Waterloo, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 6.02 2,040 1,630 
05464220 Wolf Creek near Dysart, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 2.45 60.8 67.0 
05464315 Cedar River at Vinton, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 3.02 2,190 3,000 
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 3.56 2,320 3,290 
05464500 Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.92 2,470 1,830 
05464730 Cedar River below Indian Creek at Cedar Rapids, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 2.92 2,380 8,060 
05464780 Cedar River at Cedar Bluff, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 5.29 2,860 2,970 
0546494140 WB Wapsinonoc Cr abv Baker Ave at West Branch, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 4.75 --     --- 
0546494150 Unnamed Trb to WB Wapsinonoc Cr at West Branch, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.67 --     --- 
0546494170 WB Wapsinonoc Cr at College St at West Branch, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 2.70 1.37 3.10 
05464942 Hoover Cr at Hoover Nat Hist Site, West Branch, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 1.32 0.89 .39 
05465000 Cedar River near Conesville, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 6.29 2,720 2,690 
Group Skunk-Lower Mississippi Basin
05469860 Mud Lake Drainage Ditch 71 at Jewell, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 80.53 --     --- 
05469990 Keigley Branch near Story City, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 82.18 --     --- 
05470000 South Skunk River near Ames, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 2.32 0.88 22.0 
05470500 Squaw Creek at Ames, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 0.75 5.44 14.0 
05471000 South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 9.50 11.6 65.0 
05471050 South Skunk River at Colfax, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 6.91 61.6 184 
05471200 Indian Creek near Mingo, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 3.14 12.6 28.0 
05471500 South Skunk River near Oskaloosa, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 7.53 112 324 
05472390 Middle Creek near Lacey, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 75.27 --     --- 
05472500 North Skunk River near Sigourney, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 3.99 46.8 103 
05473065 Skunk River at Merrimac, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 2.10 156 500 
05473400 Cedar Creek near Oakland Mills, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 2.65 3.41 22.0 
05473450 Big Creek North of Mount Pleasant, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 3.10 4.96 1.20 
05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 0.92 223 728 
Group Upper Des Moines Basin
05476500 Des Moines River at Estherville, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.03 --     --- 
05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 1.48 406 203 
05476735 Pilot Creek at County Hwy P15 near Rolfe, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 1.41 --     --- 
05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 4.29 452 324 
05478265 East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 6.99 43.2 72.0 
05479000 East Fork Des Moines River at Dakota City, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 7.68 84.8 139 
05480080 Lizard Creek near Fort Dodge, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 4.56 --     --- 
05480500 Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.78 565 477 
05480820 Boone River near Goldfield, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 7.87 24.5 22.0 
05480930 White Fox Creek at Clarion, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 83.92 --     --- 
05481000 Boone River near Webster City, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 1.77 50.8 69.0 
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 5.24 571 830 
05481510 Bluff Creek at Pilot Mound, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 79.39 --     --- 
05481650 Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 2.84 528 1,450 
05481950 Beaver Creek near Grimes, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 2.69 6.75 37.0 
05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 14.95 772 1,160 
Group Raccoon Basin
05482300 North Raccoon River near Sac City, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 6.51 37.1 62.0 
05482315 Black Hawk Lake at Lake View, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 7.18 --     --- 
05482430 North Raccoon River near Lanesboro, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 7.88 --     --- 
05482500 North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 4.74 71.3 194 
05483318 Brushy Fork Creek near Templeton, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 67.25 --     --- 
05483349 Middle Raccoon River Tributary at Carroll, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 15.04 --     --- 
05483450 Middle Raccoon River near Bayard, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 9.32 60.5 83.0 
05483470 Lake Panorama at Panora, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 45.52 --     --- 
05483600 Middle Raccoon River at Panora, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 4.25 70.0 78.0 
05484000 South Raccoon River at Redfield, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 2.90 236 164 
05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 2.64 276 426 
05484600 Raccoon River near West Des Moines, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 26.71 338     --- 
05484650 Raccoon River at 63rd Street at Des Moines, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 21.96 298 656 
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 2.99 5.57 18.0 
05484900 Raccoon River at Fleur Drive at Des Moines, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 0.57 356 644 
Group Lower Des Moines-Fox Basin
05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 10.32 1,170 2,760 
05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1  08/16 08:15 CDT 0.59 1.06 12.0 
05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 3.49 7.33 17.0 
05486000 North River near Norwalk, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 4.68 10.6 20.0 
05486490 Middle River near Indianola, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 2.76 11.8 43.0 
05487470 South River near Ackworth, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 5.85 28.6 14.0 
05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 43.01 --     --- 
      [STGQ]  08/16 08:15 CDT -- 1,030 5,140 
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 5.83 2.90 17.0 
05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 83.76 692 3,479 
05488200 English Creek near Knoxville, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 7.74 6.07 3.80 
05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 2.50 841 4,069 
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 4.33 0.52 14.0 
05489490 Bear Creek at Ottumwa, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 79.27 --     --- 
05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA  08/16 08:20 CDT 1.33 761 4,220 
05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 10.14 1,050 4,410 
05494300 Fox River at Bloomfield, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 2.17 0.15 1.20 
Group Big Sioux Basin
06483290 Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 8.92 682 120 
06483495 Burr Oak Creek near Perkins, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 13.68 --     --- 
06483500 Rock River near Rock Valley, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 5.40 593 137 
Group Upper Missouri-Perry-Floyd-Monona-Harrison Basin
06486000 Missouri River at Sioux City, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 13.39 34,000 32,000 
06599900 Perry Creek near Millnerville, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  08/16 07:45 CDT 1.23 --     --- 
06599950 Perry Creek near Hinton, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 16.14 --     --- 
06600000 Perry Creek at 38th Street at Sioux City, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 7.27 --     --- 
06600030 Little Floyd River near Sanborn, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 81.03 --     --- 
06600100 Floyd River at Alton, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 5.29 18.5 17.0 
06600500 Floyd River at James, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 9.27 148 89.0 
06601200 Missouri River at Decatur, NE  08/16 08:00 CDT 21.85 33,300 31,400 
06602020 West Fork Ditch at Hornick, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 6.73 121 63.0 
06602190 Elliott Creek at Lawton, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 72.52 --     --- 
06602400 Monona-Harrison Ditch near Turin, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 6.35 371 117 
Group Little Sioux-Soldier Basin
06604000 Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 14.22 --     --- 
06604200 West Okoboji Lake at Lakeside Lab near Milford, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 4.39 --     --- 
06604440 Little Sioux River at 300th St near Spencer, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 4.68 57.4 26.0 
06605000 Ocheyedan River near Spencer, IA  08/16 08:45 CDT 1.98 31.3 53.0 
06605750 Willow Creek near Cornell, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 81.72 --     --- 
06605850 Little Sioux River at Linn Grove, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 15.45 153 193 
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 4.99 409 366 
06607200 Maple River at Mapleton, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 5.64 308 163 
06607500 Little Sioux River near Turin, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 7.69 1,050 642 
06608500 Soldier River at Pisgah, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 5.82 859 76.0 
Group Boyer-Middle Missouri Basin
06609100 Missouri River at Blair, NE  08/16 08:00 CDT 16.53 --     --- 
06609500 Boyer River at Logan, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 6.01 1,090 188 
06609560 Willow Creek near Soldier, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 67.02 --     --- 
06610000 Missouri River at Omaha, NE  08/16 08:00 CDT 16.43 37,700 34,500 
06807000 Missouri River at Nebraska City, NE  08/16 08:00 CDT 10.46 40,300 38,700 
Group Nishnabotna-Lower Missouri Basin
06805600 Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE  08/16 08:15 CDT 16.63 --     --- 
06807410 West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 2.82 346 170 
06808500 West Nishnabotna River at Randolph, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 8.49 536 393 
06808820 West Nishnabotna River near Riverton, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 10.21 670 892 
06809210 East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 3.21 235 106 
06809500 East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 6.12 263 189 
06810000 Nishnabotna River above Hamburg, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 8.32 983 714 
06810030 Main Ditch Number Six at Levee Rd near Hamburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  08/16 08:15 CDT 896.27 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  08/16 08:15 CDT 896.27 --     --- 
06810070 Missouri River at Brownville, NE  08/16 08:15 CDT 25.75 --     --- 
06811760 Tarkio River near Elliott, IA  08/16 08:45 CDT 2.26 --     --- 
06811800 East Tarkio Creek near Stanton, IA  08/16 08:30 CDT 0.16 --     --- 
06811875 Snake Creek near Yorktown, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 80.26 --     --- 
06813500 Missouri River at Rulo, NE  08/16 08:30 CDT 9.17 39,500 40,000 
06816290 West Nodaway River at Massena, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 65.55 --     --- 
06817000 Nodaway River at Clarinda, IA  08/16 08:15 CDT 10.84 190 89.0 
Group Grand-Chariton Basin
06819185 East Fork 102 River at Bedford, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 8.39 0.25 2.50 
06898000 Thompson River at Davis City, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 0.84 18.6 40.0 
06903400 Chariton River near Chariton, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 3.94 0.07 3.90 
06903700 South Fork Chariton River near Promise City, IA  08/16 08:45 CDT 2.90 1.82 2.90 
06903880 Rathbun Lake near Rathbun, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 904.17 --     --- 
06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA  08/16 08:00 CDT 2.21 11.8 29.0 
06904010 Chariton River near Moulton, IA  08/16 07:45 CDT 18.41 47.9 142 

Data status codes:
  --     Parameter not determined
  Bkw     Flow affected by backwater