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


Current Conditions for Iowa: Streamflow -- 205 site(s) found

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Number
Station name Date/Time Gage
height,
feet
Dis-
charge,
ft3/s
Long-
term
median
flow
10/18
Group Undefined
05386400 MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BROWNSVILLE, MN  10/18 06:45 CDT 32.74 --     --- 
05420400 Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 13 nr Fulton, IL  10/18 06:30 CDT 11.58 --     --- 
06485500 BIG SIOUX R AT AKRON,IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 12.12 4,330 316 
06485950 BIG SIOUX RIVER AT SIOUX CITY, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 14.58 4,890 690 
Group Upper Mississippi Basin
05387320 Upper Iowa River at Lime Springs, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 5.49 --     --- 
05387405 Upper Iowa River at Kendallville, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 4.88 --     --- 
05387440 Upper Iowa River at Bluffton, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 4.34 596 138 
05387490 Dry Run Creek near Decorah, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 14.00 --     --- 
05387500 Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 2.84 451 144 
05388250 Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 8.04 803 315 
05388310 Waterloo Creek near Dorchester, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 7.67 --     --- 
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 5.31 139 58.0 
05389400 Bloody Run Creek near Marquette, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 4.18 29.5 17.0 
05389500 Mississippi River at McGregor, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  10/18 06:15 CDT 13.28 --     --- 
05411500 Mississippi River at Clayton, IA  10/18 06:45 CDT 15.44 --     --- 
Group Turkey-Maquoketa Basin
05411600 Turkey River at Spillville, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 3.13 183 64.0 
05411850 Turkey River near Eldorado, IA  10/18 06:45 CDT 6.27 577 161 
05411900 Otter Creek at Elgin, IA  10/04 10:00 CDT Dis Dis 19.0 
05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 6.70 921 272 
05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA  10/18 06:45 CDT 4.81 231 98.0 
05412500 Turkey River at Garber, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 7.86 1,220 421 
05414400 Middle Fk Little Maquoketa R nr Rickardsville, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 9.90 --     --- 
05416900 Maquoketa River at Manchester, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 4.12 138 103 
05418400 North Fork Maquoketa River near Fulton, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 3.85 463 255 
05418500 Maquoketa River near Maquoketa, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 12.26 1,390 554 
05418720 Maquoketa River near Green Island, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT Bkw Bkw 1,640 
Group Mississippi-Wapsipinison-Crow Basin
05420460 Beaver Slough at 3rd Street at Clinton, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 16.54 --     --- 
05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 13.99 104,000 32,300 
05420680 Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 9.55 391 54.0 
05420850 Little Wapsipinicon River near Oran, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 82.83 --     --- 
05421000 Wapsipinicon River at Independence, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 5.55 825 153 
05421740 Wapsipinicon River near Anamosa, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 6.96 1,370 308 
05421760 Wapsipinicon River at Oxford Mills, IA  10/02 09:30 CDT Dis --     --- 
05421890 Silver Creek at Welton, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 80.78 --     --- 
05422000 Wapsipinicon River near De Witt, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 7.59 2,050 534 
05422470 Crow Creek at Bettendorf, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 3.69 --     --- 
05422600 Duck Creek at DC Golf Course at Davenport, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 3.93 31.5 7.80 
Group Iowa Basin
05448400 West Main Drainage Ditch 1 and 2 near Britt, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 76.20 --     --- 
05449500 Iowa River near Rowan, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 5.21 286 59.0 
05451080 South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  10/18 06:00 CDT 3.92 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  10/18 06:00 CDT 4.04 --     --- 
05451210 South Fork Iowa River NE of New Providence, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 2.81 70.6 39.0 
05451500 Iowa River at Marshalltown, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 10.44 799 293 
05451700 Timber Creek near Marshalltown, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 2.06 0.00 17.0 
05451770 Iowa River at County Highway E49 near Tama, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 3.65 992 511 
05451900 Richland Creek near Haven, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 10.15 3.85 6.90 
05451955 Stein Creek near Clutier, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 66.22 --     --- 
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 5.87 37.0 35.0 
05452200 Walnut Creek near Hartwick, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 1.54 6.52 7.20 
05452500 Iowa River near Belle Plaine, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 7.40 1,130 310 
05453000 Big Bear Creek at Ladora, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 10.74 26.8 18.0 
05453100 Iowa River at Marengo, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 7.61 1,150 594 
05453200 Price Creek at Amana, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 80.14 --     --- 
05453520 Iowa River below Coralville Dam nr Coralville, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 49.86 985 858 
05454000 Rapid Creek near Iowa City, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 3.55 1.99 1.50 
05454090 Muddy Creek at Coralville, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 2.38 3.20 5.20 
05454220 Clear Creek near Oxford, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 1.71 2.90 6.00 
05454300 Clear Creek near Coralville, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 1.27 10.2 12.0 
05454500 Iowa River at Iowa City, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 10.56 1,030 785 
05455010 South Branch Ralston Creek at Iowa City, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 1.68 --     --- 
05455100 Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 1.65 13.8 14.0 
05455230 Deep River at Deep River, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 66.76 --     --- 
05455500 English River at Kalona, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 3.47 37.6 51.0 
05455700 Iowa River near Lone Tree, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 5.72 1,190 1,040 
05465500 Iowa River at Wapello, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 13.87 7,600 4,010 
05465700 Iowa River at Oakville, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 4.19 8,930 6,530 
Group Cedar Basin
05457440 Deer Creek near Carpenter, IA  10/18 06:45 CDT 79.19 --     --- 
05457505 Cedar River at Osage, IA  10/02 09:45 CDT 14.50 --     --- 
05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 3.40 1,020 370 
05458000 Little Cedar River near Ionia, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 4.76 301 64.0 
05458300 Cedar River at Waverly, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 4.99 --     --- 
      [Argonaut]  10/18 06:15 CDT 4.99 --     --- 
      [from VELQ]  10/18 06:15 CDT -- 1,790 469 
05458500 Cedar River at Janesville, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 2.69 1,810 402 
05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 6.73 438 188 
05459490 Spring Creek near Mason City, IA  10/18 06:45 CDT 80.89 --     --- 
05459500 Winnebago River at Mason City, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 4.07 388 92.0 
05460000 Clear Lake at Clear Lake, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 4.46 --     --- 
05460100 Willow Creek near Mason City, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 85.94 --     --- 
05460400 Shell Rock River near Rockford, IA  10/02 09:45 CDT 8.82 --     --- 
05462000 Shell Rock River at Shell Rock, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 8.83 1,390 521 
05463000 Beaver Creek at New Hartford, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 2.83 117 69.0 
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 80.94 4,160 2,440 
05463500 Black Hawk Creek at Hudson, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 6.49 219 54.0 
05464000 Cedar River at Waterloo, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 6.83 4,520 1,510 
05464220 Wolf Creek near Dysart, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 2.96 217 59.0 
05464315 Cedar River at Vinton, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 5.19 5,050 2,470 
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 5.62 5,370 2,720 
05464500 Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 5.07 5,810 1,690 
05464730 Cedar River below Indian Creek at Cedar Rapids, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 4.80 5,800 10,200 
05464780 Cedar River at Cedar Bluff, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 7.10 6,020 2,480 
0546494140 WB Wapsinonoc Cr abv Baker Ave at West Branch, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 4.19 --     --- 
0546494150 Unnamed Trb to WB Wapsinonoc Cr at West Branch, IA  10/15 09:45 CDT ZFl --     --- 
0546494170 WB Wapsinonoc Cr at College St at West Branch, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 2.49 0.16 1.00 
05464942 Hoover Cr at Hoover Nat Hist Site, West Branch, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 1.32 0.24 .61 
05465000 Cedar River near Conesville, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 8.08 6,580 2,400 
Group Skunk-Lower Mississippi Basin
05469860 Mud Lake Drainage Ditch 71 at Jewell, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 80.57 --     --- 
05469990 Keigley Branch near Story City, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 82.62 --     --- 
05470000 South Skunk River near Ames, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 3.07 122 39.0 
05470500 Squaw Creek at Ames, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 1.33 41.6 31.0 
05471000 South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 10.35 117 55.0 
05471050 South Skunk River at Colfax, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 7.71 247 119 
05471200 Indian Creek near Mingo, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 3.73 55.7 22.0 
05471500 South Skunk River near Oskaloosa, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 8.41 448 205 
05472390 Middle Creek near Lacey, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 75.25 --     --- 
05472500 North Skunk River near Sigourney, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 4.40 90.1 61.0 
05473065 Skunk River at Merrimac, IA  10/02 10:15 CDT 1.76 50.4 1,390 
05473400 Cedar Creek near Oakland Mills, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 3.85 123 20.0 
05473450 Big Creek North of Mount Pleasant, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 3.33 11.9 1.40 
05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 2.03 1,080 434 
Group Upper Des Moines Basin
05476500 Des Moines River at Estherville, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 8.84 --     --- 
05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 8.45 4,110 86.0 
05476735 Pilot Creek at County Hwy P15 near Rolfe, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 1.98 --     --- 
05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 8.43 4,750 327 
05478265 East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 8.25 385 53.0 
05479000 East Fork Des Moines River at Dakota City, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 8.95 523 124 
05480080 Lizard Creek near Fort Dodge, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 4.94 --     --- 
05480500 Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 6.35 5,130 423 
05480820 Boone River near Goldfield, IA  10/01 00:45 CDT -- 17.6 55.0 
      [stage-only period of record]  10/18 06:15 CDT 8.92 --     --- 
05480930 White Fox Creek at Clarion, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 86.58 --     --- 
05481000 Boone River near Webster City, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 2.75 343 89.0 
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 9.54 5,860 716 
05481510 Bluff Creek at Pilot Mound, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 79.81 --     --- 
05481650 Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 8.47 5,090 953 
05481950 Beaver Creek near Grimes, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 3.67 115 20.0 
05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 17.19 5,180 679 
Group Raccoon Basin
05482300 North Raccoon River near Sac City, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 6.95 91.0 80.0 
05482315 Black Hawk Lake at Lake View, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 7.65 --     --- 
05482430 North Raccoon River near Lanesboro, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 8.44 --     --- 
05482500 North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 5.30 252 163 
05483318 Brushy Fork Creek near Templeton, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 67.19 --     --- 
05483349 Middle Raccoon River Tributary at Carroll, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 15.07 --     --- 
05483450 Middle Raccoon River near Bayard, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 9.79 114 79.0 
05483470 Lake Panorama at Panora, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 45.64 --     --- 
05483600 Middle Raccoon River at Panora, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 4.55 135 55.0 
05484000 South Raccoon River at Redfield, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 3.23 434 121 
05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 3.64 1,030 338 
05484600 Raccoon River near West Des Moines, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 27.83 895     --- 
05484650 Raccoon River at 63rd Street at Des Moines, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 22.94 1,030 553 
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 3.61 61.1 14.0 
05484900 Raccoon River at Fleur Drive at Des Moines, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 1.63 1,090 422 
Group Lower Des Moines-Fox Basin
05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 14.40 6,070 2,110 
05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1  10/18 06:15 CDT 1.25 28.3 21.0 
05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 4.02 25.1 12.0 
05486000 North River near Norwalk, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 7.45 205 16.0 
05486490 Middle River near Indianola, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 4.01 231 24.0 
05487470 South River near Ackworth, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 5.83 16.7 8.90 
05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 46.40 --     --- 
      [STGQ]  10/18 06:15 CDT -- 9,350 4,310 
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 6.44 61.1 9.50 
05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 87.86 6,440 1,920 
05488200 English Creek near Knoxville, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 8.15 1.60 1.70 
05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 4.86 6,760 2,230 
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 5.08 73.4 10.0 
05489490 Bear Creek at Ottumwa, IA  10/18 06:45 CDT 79.60 --     --- 
05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA  10/18 06:50 CDT 4.01 7,800 2,340 
05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 13.36 10,300 3,000 
05494300 Fox River at Bloomfield, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 3.43 47.4 3.20 
Group Big Sioux Basin
06483290 Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 9.61 947 112 
06483495 Burr Oak Creek near Perkins, IA  10/18 06:45 CDT 10.80 --     --- 
06483500 Rock River near Rock Valley, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 7.40 1,690 116 
Group Upper Missouri-Perry-Floyd-Monona-Harrison Basin
06486000 Missouri River at Sioux City, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 13.47 33,300 32,000 
06599900 Perry Creek near Millnerville, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  10/18 05:45 CDT 1.61 --     --- 
06599950 Perry Creek near Hinton, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 16.47 --     --- 
06600000 Perry Creek at 38th Street at Sioux City, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 6.96 --     --- 
06600030 Little Floyd River near Sanborn, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 81.35 --     --- 
06600100 Floyd River at Alton, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 6.04 112 17.0 
06600500 Floyd River at James, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 10.16 472 65.0 
06601200 Missouri River at Decatur, NE  10/18 06:00 CDT 21.88 33,800 31,800 
06602020 West Fork Ditch at Hornick, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 7.61 175 41.0 
06602190 Elliott Creek at Lawton, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 72.87 --     --- 
06602400 Monona-Harrison Ditch near Turin, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 6.22 328 118 
Group Little Sioux-Soldier Basin
06604000 Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 14.48 --     --- 
06604200 West Okoboji Lake at Lakeside Lab near Milford, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 4.59 --     --- 
06604440 Little Sioux River at 300th St near Spencer, IA  10/02 10:15 CDT 5.09 151 23.0 
06605000 Ocheyedan River near Spencer, IA  10/18 06:45 CDT 4.47 492 41.0 
06605750 Willow Creek near Cornell, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 81.86 --     --- 
06605850 Little Sioux River at Linn Grove, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 17.28 1,850 175 
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 8.77 2,040 247 
06607200 Maple River at Mapleton, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 6.32 532 117 
06607500 Little Sioux River near Turin, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 10.78 3,420 478 
06608500 Soldier River at Pisgah, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 4.34 397 50.0 
Group Boyer-Middle Missouri Basin
06609100 Missouri River at Blair, NE  10/18 06:00 CDT 17.07 --     --- 
06609500 Boyer River at Logan, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 5.46 819 124 
06609560 Willow Creek near Soldier, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 66.73 --     --- 
06610000 Missouri River at Omaha, NE  10/18 06:00 CDT 17.26 41,900 33,700 
06807000 Missouri River at Nebraska City, NE  10/18 06:00 CDT 12.76 54,500 39,500 
Group Nishnabotna-Lower Missouri Basin
06805600 Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE  10/18 06:15 CDT 18.22 --     --- 
06807410 West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 3.17 425 109 
06808500 West Nishnabotna River at Randolph, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 9.31 905 276 
06808820 West Nishnabotna River near Riverton, IA  10/02 10:30 CDT 9.84 460 953 
06809210 East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 3.72 376 71.0 
06809500 East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 7.37 667 122 
06810000 Nishnabotna River above Hamburg, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 10.95 2,360 428 
06810030 Main Ditch Number Six at Levee Rd near Hamburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  10/18 06:15 CDT 898.14 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  10/18 06:15 CDT 898.22 --     --- 
06810070 Missouri River at Brownville, NE  10/18 06:15 CDT 28.62 --     --- 
06811760 Tarkio River near Elliott, IA  10/18 06:45 CDT 2.47 --     --- 
06811800 East Tarkio Creek near Stanton, IA  10/18 06:30 CDT 0.64 --     --- 
06811875 Snake Creek near Yorktown, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 80.73 --     --- 
06813500 Missouri River at Rulo, NE  10/18 06:30 CDT 12.58 58,700 41,100 
06816290 West Nodaway River at Massena, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 66.63 --     --- 
06817000 Nodaway River at Clarinda, IA  10/18 06:15 CDT 11.81 1,080 53.0 
Group Grand-Chariton Basin
06819185 East Fork 102 River at Bedford, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 11.12 41.8 1.20 
06898000 Thompson River at Davis City, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 1.53 192 24.0 
06903400 Chariton River near Chariton, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 5.07 16.3 2.80 
06903700 South Fork Chariton River near Promise City, IA  10/18 06:45 CDT 3.01 3.70 6.00 
06903880 Rathbun Lake near Rathbun, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 903.78 --     --- 
06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA  10/18 06:00 CDT 2.18 10.2 18.0 
06904010 Chariton River near Moulton, IA  10/18 05:45 CDT 18.25 32.7 43.0 

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