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


Current Conditions for Iowa: Streamflow -- 203 site(s) found

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Number
Station name Date/Time Gage
height,
feet
Dis-
charge,
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Long-
term
median
flow
5/24
Group Undefined
05420400 Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 13 nr Fulton, IL  05/24 14:00 CDT 12.86 --     --- 
05489490 Bear Creek at Ottumwa, IA  05/24 13:45 CDT 79.56 --     --- 
06485500 BIG SIOUX R AT AKRON,IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 15.94 8,150 1,120 
06485950 BIG SIOUX RIVER AT SIOUX CITY, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 17.41 7,000 3,540 
Group Upper Mississippi Basin
05387320 Upper Iowa River at Lime Springs, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 5.87 --     --- 
05387405 Upper Iowa River at Kendallville, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 5.52 --     --- 
05387440 Upper Iowa River at Bluffton, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 5.06 969 338 
05387490 Dry Run Creek near Decorah, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 14.76 --     --- 
05387500 Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 3.52 1,110 341 
05388250 Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 9.34 1,910 631 
05388310 Waterloo Creek near Dorchester, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 7.35 --     --- 
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 6.21 457 122 
05389400 Bloody Run Creek near Marquette, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 4.24 50.8 24.0 
05389500 Mississippi River at McGregor, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  05/24 14:15 CDT 15.77 --     --- 
05411500 Mississippi River at Clayton, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 17.70 --     --- 
Group Turkey-Maquoketa Basin
05411600 Turkey River at Spillville, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 4.48 557 110 
05411850 Turkey River near Eldorado, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 8.61 2,230 571 
05411900 Otter Creek at Elgin, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 3.17 81.6 25.0 
05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 8.62 2,610 774 
05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA  05/24 13:45 CDT 6.40 906 275 
05412500 Turkey River at Garber, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 10.85 4,210 960 
05414400 Middle Fk Little Maquoketa R nr Rickardsville, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 10.26 --     --- 
05416900 Maquoketa River at Manchester, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 5.52 484 207 
05418400 North Fork Maquoketa River near Fulton, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 4.12 475 354 
05418500 Maquoketa River near Maquoketa, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 12.96 1,930 1,000 
05418720 Maquoketa River near Green Island, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 9.26 Bkw 1,310 
Group Mississippi-Wapsipinison-Crow Basin
05420460 Beaver Slough at 3rd Street at Clinton, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 17.77 --     --- 
05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 14.99 119,000 73,400 
05420680 Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 12.47 1,640 243 
05420850 Little Wapsipinicon River near Oran, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 84.34 --     --- 
05421000 Wapsipinicon River at Independence, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 7.49 3,580 594 
05421740 Wapsipinicon River near Anamosa, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 9.94 3,990 1,690 
05421760 Wapsipinicon River at Oxford Mills, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 7.70 --     --- 
05421890 Silver Creek at Welton, IA  05/24 15:00 CDT 81.64 --     --- 
05422000 Wapsipinicon River near De Witt, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 10.13 4,890 1,739 
05422470 Crow Creek at Bettendorf, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 4.00 --     --- 
05422600 Duck Creek at DC Golf Course at Davenport, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 4.15 61.2 54.0 
Group Iowa Basin
05448400 West Main Drainage Ditch 1 and 2 near Britt, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 77.49 --     --- 
05449500 Iowa River near Rowan, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 9.51 1,400 268 
05451080 South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  05/24 14:00 CDT 4.97 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  05/24 14:00 CDT 4.99 --     --- 
05451210 South Fork Iowa River NE of New Providence, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 5.20 564 189 
05451500 Iowa River at Marshalltown, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 14.28 4,000 929 
05451700 Timber Creek near Marshalltown, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 5.05 267 99.0 
05451770 Iowa River at County Highway E49 near Tama, IA  05/24 15:00 CDT 9.27 5,060 1,380 
05451900 Richland Creek near Haven, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 11.68 103 42.0 
05451955 Stein Creek near Clutier, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 67.45 --     --- 
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 7.93 293 128 
05452200 Walnut Creek near Hartwick, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 3.00 80.5 56.0 
05452500 Iowa River near Belle Plaine, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 13.47 5,370 1,490 
05453000 Big Bear Creek at Ladora, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 12.62 265 160 
05453100 Iowa River at Marengo, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 13.85 5,630 2,340 
05453200 Price Creek at Amana, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 80.77 --     --- 
05453520 Iowa River below Coralville Dam nr Coralville, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 53.46 5,950 3,990 
05454000 Rapid Creek near Iowa City, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 4.49 34.1 11.0 
05454090 Muddy Creek at Coralville, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 2.63 10.9 7.30 
05454220 Clear Creek near Oxford, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 4.02 107 59.0 
05454300 Clear Creek near Coralville, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 3.07 176 52.0 
05454500 Iowa River at Iowa City, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 16.14 6,450 3,010 
05455010 South Branch Ralston Creek at Iowa City, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 1.91 --     --- 
05455100 Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 4.52 332 108 
05455230 Deep River at Deep River, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 67.56 --     --- 
05455500 English River at Kalona, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 6.96 841 367 
05455700 Iowa River near Lone Tree, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 11.20 8,720 4,340 
05465500 Iowa River at Wapello, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 18.55 22,900 12,300 
05465700 Iowa River at Oakville, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 8.55 24,400 15,000 
Group Cedar Basin
05457440 Deer Creek near Carpenter, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 79.76 --     --- 
05457505 Cedar River at Osage, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 17.22 --     --- 
05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 5.53 2,770 751 
05458000 Little Cedar River near Ionia, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 5.90 760 185 
05458300 Cedar River at Waverly, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 5.34 --     --- 
      [from VELQ]  05/24 14:15 CDT -- 4,220 1,409 
05458500 Cedar River at Janesville, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 4.88 4,600 907 
05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 11.49 3,110 591 
05459490 Spring Creek near Mason City, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 81.78 --     --- 
05459500 Winnebago River at Mason City, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 5.74 1,480 303 
05460000 Clear Lake at Clear Lake, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 5.18 --     --- 
05460400 Shell Rock River near Rockford, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 12.76 --     --- 
05462000 Shell Rock River at Shell Rock, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 10.80 4,960 1,330 
05463000 Beaver Creek at New Hartford, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 5.53 741 231 
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 86.71 13,700 4,300 
05463500 Black Hawk Creek at Hudson, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 8.23 615 210 
05464000 Cedar River at Waterloo, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 9.42 14,500 3,840 
05464220 Wolf Creek near Dysart, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 3.99 589 297 
05464315 Cedar River at Vinton, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 10.25 15,300 5,980 
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 9.68 18,100 6,840 
05464500 Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 7.98 17,200 3,990 
05464730 Cedar River below Indian Creek at Cedar Rapids, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 9.45 17,200 5,190 
05464780 Cedar River at Cedar Bluff, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 11.31 17,000 6,180 
0546494140 WB Wapsinonoc Cr abv Baker Ave at West Branch, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 5.09 --     --- 
0546494150 Unnamed Trb to WB Wapsinonoc Cr at West Branch, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 3.77 --     --- 
0546494170 WB Wapsinonoc Cr at College St at West Branch, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 3.04 10.3 3.70 
05464942 Hoover Cr at Hoover Nat Hist Site, West Branch, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 1.70 6.93 2.40 
05465000 Cedar River near Conesville, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 11.89 16,900 6,110 
Group Skunk-Lower Mississippi Basin
05469860 Mud Lake Drainage Ditch 71 at Jewell, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 81.91 --     --- 
05469990 Keigley Branch near Story City, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 84.12 --     --- 
05470000 South Skunk River near Ames, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 5.34 869 187 
05470500 Squaw Creek at Ames, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 3.15 527 162 
05471000 South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 13.71 1,370 387 
05471050 South Skunk River at Colfax, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 11.29 2,170 870 
05471200 Indian Creek near Mingo, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 5.96 656 272 
05471500 South Skunk River near Oskaloosa, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 14.44 3,930 1,380 
05472390 Middle Creek near Lacey, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 76.31 --     --- 
05472500 North Skunk River near Sigourney, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 8.53 1,010 452 
05473065 Skunk River at Merrimac, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 9.22 6,850 3,040 
05473400 Cedar Creek near Oakland Mills, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 4.79 282 177 
05473450 Big Creek North of Mount Pleasant, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 3.61 27.4 26.0 
05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 7.45 7,930 2,330 
Group Upper Des Moines Basin
05476500 Des Moines River at Estherville, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 7.90 --     --- 
05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 8.28 4,020 779 
05476735 Pilot Creek at County Hwy P15 near Rolfe, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 5.82 --     --- 
05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 9.63 6,540 1,580 
05478265 East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 14.89 3,130 1,200 
05479000 East Fork Des Moines River at Dakota City, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 12.99 3,740 752 
05480080 Lizard Creek near Fort Dodge, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 7.36 --     --- 
05480500 Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 9.36 12,700 2,400 
05480820 Boone River near Goldfield, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 13.66 1,400 494 
05480930 White Fox Creek at Clarion, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 85.29 --     --- 
05481000 Boone River near Webster City, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 5.84 2,520 647 
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 14.83 15,500 4,850 
05481510 Bluff Creek at Pilot Mound, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 81.23 --     --- 
05481650 Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 13.66 14,300 5,580 
05481950 Beaver Creek near Grimes, IA  05/24 13:15 CDT 7.38 1,090 327 
05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 19.43 16,100 6,660 
Group Raccoon Basin
05482300 North Raccoon River near Sac City, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 13.03 2,760 519 
05482315 Black Hawk Lake at Lake View, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 8.40 --     --- 
05482430 North Raccoon River near Lanesboro, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 15.27 --     --- 
05482500 North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 12.84 7,980 1,160 
05483318 Brushy Fork Creek near Templeton, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 68.41 --     --- 
05483349 Middle Raccoon River Tributary at Carroll, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 15.78 --     --- 
05483450 Middle Raccoon River near Bayard, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 13.09 1,110 331 
05483470 Lake Panorama at Panora, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 45.54 --     --- 
05483600 Middle Raccoon River at Panora, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 6.17 1,120 364 
05484000 South Raccoon River at Redfield, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 5.94 2,680 582 
05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 12.65 13,600 1,860 
05484600 Raccoon River near West Des Moines, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 36.79 --     --- 
05484650 Raccoon River at 63rd Street at Des Moines, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 31.76 14,000 3,780 
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 4.05 119 88.0 
05484900 Raccoon River at Fleur Drive at Des Moines, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 11.97 14,800 3,800 
Group Lower Des Moines-Fox Basin
05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 24.13 29,100 11,000 
05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1  05/24 14:15 CDT 2.41 105 70.0 
05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 4.77 177 96.0 
05486000 North River near Norwalk, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 10.56 678 198 
05486490 Middle River near Indianola, IA  05/24 12:15 CDT 10.00 964 235 
05487470 South River near Ackworth, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 7.01 349 117 
05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 53.10 --     --- 
      [STGQ]  05/24 14:15 CDT -- 25,400 15,000 
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 6.82 137 95.0 
05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 93.44 22,100 17,300 
05488200 English Creek near Knoxville, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 8.82 30.7 24.0 
05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 9.56 22,200 15,400 
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 5.51 127 82.0 
05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA  05/24 14:50 CDT 8.49 22,400 17,000 
05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 16.59 23,700 18,100 
05494300 Fox River at Bloomfield, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 2.61 8.24 15.0 
Group Big Sioux Basin
06483290 Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 10.62 1,510 448 
06483495 Burr Oak Creek near Perkins, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 11.65 --     --- 
06483500 Rock River near Rock Valley, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 9.15 2,680 447 
Group Upper Missouri-Perry-Floyd-Monona-Harrison Basin
06486000 Missouri River at Sioux City, IA  05/24 15:00 CDT 15.32 38,400 31,300 
06599900 Perry Creek near Millnerville, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  05/24 14:45 CDT 1.61 --     --- 
06599950 Perry Creek near Hinton, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 16.81 --     --- 
      [flood alert, 17.57 approx min]  01/24 09:20 CST 17.58 --     --- 
06600000 Perry Creek at 38th Street at Sioux City, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 6.78 --     --- 
06600030 Little Floyd River near Sanborn, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 82.35 --     --- 
06600100 Floyd River at Alton, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 8.28 601 100 
06600500 Floyd River at James, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 12.78 1,690 293 
06601200 Missouri River at Decatur, NE  05/24 15:00 CDT 22.83 37,500 32,800 
06602020 West Fork Ditch at Hornick, IA  05/24 15:00 CDT 9.90 546 146 
06602190 Elliott Creek at Lawton, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 72.99 --     --- 
06602400 Monona-Harrison Ditch near Turin, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 7.62 760 303 
Group Little Sioux-Soldier Basin
06604000 Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 15.02 --     --- 
06604200 West Okoboji Lake at Lakeside Lab near Milford, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 5.10 --     --- 
06604440 Little Sioux River at 300th St near Spencer, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 9.73 1,560 346 
06605000 Ocheyedan River near Spencer, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 7.70 1,460 300 
06605750 Willow Creek near Cornell, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 83.87 --     --- 
06605850 Little Sioux River at Linn Grove, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 18.79 4,370 1,050 
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 13.39 5,470 1,070 
06607200 Maple River at Mapleton, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 8.50 1,590 351 
06607500 Little Sioux River near Turin, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 15.15 8,080 1,950 
06608500 Soldier River at Pisgah, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 5.76 870 138 
Group Boyer-Middle Missouri Basin
06609100 Missouri River at Blair, NE  05/24 15:00 CDT 18.78 --     --- 
06609500 Boyer River at Logan, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 8.24 2,630 369 
06609560 Willow Creek near Soldier, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 67.94 --     --- 
06610000 Missouri River at Omaha, NE  05/24 15:00 CDT 19.69 48,200 36,200 
06807000 Missouri River at Nebraska City, NE  05/24 15:00 CDT 16.66 75,700 46,000 
Group Nishnabotna-Lower Missouri Basin
06805600 Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE  05/24 14:15 CDT 22.37 --     --- 
06807410 West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 6.07 1,790 412 
06808500 West Nishnabotna River at Randolph, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 13.13 4,200 864 
06808820 West Nishnabotna River near Riverton, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 17.10 4,640 1,340 
06809210 East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 5.83 1,190 307 
06809500 East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 10.47 2,740 515 
06810000 Nishnabotna River above Hamburg, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 18.57 9,480 1,409 
06810030 Main Ditch Number Six at Levee Rd near Hamburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  05/24 14:15 CDT 905.82 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  05/24 14:15 CDT 901.56 --     --- 
06810070 Missouri River at Brownville, NE  05/24 14:15 CDT 33.70 --     --- 
06811760 Tarkio River near Elliott, IA  05/24 13:45 CDT 2.95 --     --- 
06811800 East Tarkio Creek near Stanton, IA  05/24 14:30 CDT 1.26 --     --- 
06811875 Snake Creek near Yorktown, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 80.93 --     --- 
06813500 Missouri River at Rulo, NE  05/24 14:45 CDT 18.02 95,600 48,700 
06816290 West Nodaway River at Massena, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 43.88 --     --- 
06817000 Nodaway River at Clarinda, IA  05/24 14:15 CDT 12.41 1,310 394 
Group Grand-Chariton Basin
06819185 East Fork 102 River at Bedford, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 11.38 66.4 33.0 
06898000 Thompson River at Davis City, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 2.71 791 235 
06903400 Chariton River near Chariton, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 6.08 51.3 30.0 
06903700 South Fork Chariton River near Promise City, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 3.38 35.0 29.0 
06903880 Rathbun Lake near Rathbun, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 905.79 --     --- 
06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA  05/24 14:00 CDT 5.00 469 500 
06904010 Chariton River near Moulton, IA  05/24 14:45 CDT 21.38 437 528 

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