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


Current Conditions for Iowa: Streamflow -- 206 site(s) found

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Number
Station name Date/Time Gage
height,
feet
Dis-
charge,
ft3/s
Long-
term
median
flow
12/17
Group Undefined
05386400 MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BROWNSVILLE, MN  12/17 21:45 CST 31.09 --     --- 
05420400 Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 13 nr Fulton, IL  12/17 22:00 CST 5.16 --     --- 
06485500 BIG SIOUX R AT AKRON,IA  12/17 22:00 CST 7.84 Ice 177 
06485950 BIG SIOUX RIVER AT SIOUX CITY, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 11.35 Ice 3,280 
Group Upper Mississippi Basin
05387320 Upper Iowa River at Lime Springs, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 4.40 --     --- 
05387405 Upper Iowa River at Kendallville, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 3.82 --     --- 
05387440 Upper Iowa River at Bluffton, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 3.39 Ice 120 
05387490 Dry Run Creek near Decorah, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 13.68 --     --- 
05387500 Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 2.17 Ice 115 
05388250 Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 7.41 Ice 233 
05388310 Waterloo Creek near Dorchester, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 7.56 --     --- 
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 5.17 Ice 41.0 
05389400 Bloody Run Creek near Marquette, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 4.04 15.6 17.0 
05389500 Mississippi River at McGregor, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  12/17 21:45 CST 8.22 --     --- 
05411500 Mississippi River at Clayton, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 12.71 --     --- 
Group Turkey-Maquoketa Basin
05411600 Turkey River at Spillville, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 2.82 Ice 43.0 
05411850 Turkey River near Eldorado, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 5.57 Ice 158 
05411900 Otter Creek at Elgin, IA  11/09 12:00 CST Dis Dis 33.0 
05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 5.63 Ice 315 
05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 3.98 Ice 103 
05412500 Turkey River at Garber, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 6.58 Ice 360 
05414400 Middle Fk Little Maquoketa R nr Rickardsville, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 9.62 --     --- 
05416900 Maquoketa River at Manchester, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 3.76 Ice 118 
05418400 North Fork Maquoketa River near Fulton, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 2.99 Ice 231 
05418500 Maquoketa River near Maquoketa, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 10.72 Ice 540 
05418720 Maquoketa River near Green Island, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 5.10 Bkw 1,340 
Group Mississippi-Wapsipinison-Crow Basin
05420460 Beaver Slough at 3rd Street at Clinton, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 11.00 --     --- 
05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 9.75 30,400 24,100 
05420680 Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 7.36 Ice 52.0 
05420850 Little Wapsipinicon River near Oran, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 82.16 --     --- 
05421000 Wapsipinicon River at Independence, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 4.84 Ice 214 
05421740 Wapsipinicon River near Anamosa, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 5.10 Ice 407 
05421760 Wapsipinicon River at Oxford Mills, IA  10/02 09:30 CDT Dis --     --- 
05421890 Silver Creek at Welton, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 80.79 --     --- 
05422000 Wapsipinicon River near De Witt, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 5.52 Ice 666 
05422470 Crow Creek at Bettendorf, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 3.66 --     --- 
05422600 Duck Creek at DC Golf Course at Davenport, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 3.50 Ice 9.70 
Group Iowa Basin
05448400 West Main Drainage Ditch 1 and 2 near Britt, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 75.84 --     --- 
05449500 Iowa River near Rowan, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 4.00 Ice 53.0 
05451080 South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  12/17 21:00 CST 3.47 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  12/17 21:00 CST 3.68 --     --- 
05451210 South Fork Iowa River NE of New Providence, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 2.33 Ice 48.0 
05451500 Iowa River at Marshalltown, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 9.81 Ice 245 
05451700 Timber Creek near Marshalltown, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 1.92 Ice 20.0 
05451770 Iowa River at County Highway E49 near Tama, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 2.01 Ice 450 
05451900 Richland Creek near Haven, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 10.17 4.78 11.0 
05451955 Stein Creek near Clutier, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 66.11 --     --- 
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 5.78 Ice 35.0 
05452200 Walnut Creek near Hartwick, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 1.54 Ice 14.0 
05452500 Iowa River near Belle Plaine, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 5.97 Ice 250 
05453000 Big Bear Creek at Ladora, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 10.69 Ice 43.0 
05453100 Iowa River at Marengo, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 6.32 Ice 665 
05453200 Price Creek at Amana, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 80.11 --     --- 
05453520 Iowa River below Coralville Dam nr Coralville, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 49.84 996 1,320 
05454000 Rapid Creek near Iowa City, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 3.46 1.17 3.70 
05454090 Muddy Creek at Coralville, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 2.38 3.37 5.60 
05454220 Clear Creek near Oxford, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 1.89 Ice 15.0 
05454300 Clear Creek near Coralville, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 1.27 --     --- 
    12/17 11:45 CST -- Ice 27.0 
05454500 Iowa River at Iowa City, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 10.51 955 1,390 
05455010 South Branch Ralston Creek at Iowa City, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 1.69 --     --- 
05455100 Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 1.61 Ice 34.0 
05455230 Deep River at Deep River, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 66.75 --     --- 
05455500 English River at Kalona, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 3.34 Ice 88.0 
05455700 Iowa River near Lone Tree, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 5.30 896 1,700 
05465500 Iowa River at Wapello, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 11.41 2,850 4,380 
05465700 Iowa River at Oakville, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 1.30 3,000 5,530 
Group Cedar Basin
05457440 Deer Creek near Carpenter, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 77.83 --     --- 
05457505 Cedar River at Osage, IA  10/02 09:45 CDT 14.50 --     --- 
05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 2.39 Ice 287 
05458000 Little Cedar River near Ionia, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 3.49 Ice 54.0 
05458300 Cedar River at Waverly, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 4.95 --     --- 
      [Argonaut]  12/17 21:15 CST 4.95 --     --- 
      [from VELQ]  12/17 21:15 CST -- 927 427 
05458500 Cedar River at Janesville, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 1.53 Ice 330 
05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 6.13 Ice 166 
05459490 Spring Creek near Mason City, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 80.61 --     --- 
05459500 Winnebago River at Mason City, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 3.43 Ice 69.0 
05460000 Clear Lake at Clear Lake, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 4.29 --     --- 
05460100 Willow Creek near Mason City, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 85.70 --     --- 
05460400 Shell Rock River near Rockford, IA  10/02 09:45 CDT 8.82 --     --- 
05462000 Shell Rock River at Shell Rock, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 7.91 Ice 397 
05463000 Beaver Creek at New Hartford, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 2.30 Ice 62.0 
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 78.98 Ice 2,370 
05463500 Black Hawk Creek at Hudson, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 5.26 Ice 47.0 
05464000 Cedar River at Waterloo, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 5.82 Ice 1,220 
05464220 Wolf Creek near Dysart, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 2.40 Ice 80.0 
05464315 Cedar River at Vinton, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 2.56 Ice 2,260 
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 4.80 Ice 2,300 
05464480 Cedar River at Edgewood Road at Cedar Rapids, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 4.93 --     --- 
05464500 Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 3.73 2,020 1,380 
05464730 Cedar River below Indian Creek at Cedar Rapids, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 2.59 1,920 4,440 
05464780 Cedar River at Cedar Bluff, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 4.95 2,290 2,290 
0546494140 WB Wapsinonoc Cr abv Baker Ave at West Branch, IA  12/17 22:00 CST Dis --     --- 
0546494150 Unnamed Trb to WB Wapsinonoc Cr at West Branch, IA  12/17 22:00 CST ZFl --     --- 
0546494170 WB Wapsinonoc Cr at College St at West Branch, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 2.45 0.07     --- 
05464942 Hoover Cr at Hoover Nat Hist Site, West Branch, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 1.23 0.07 .82 
05465000 Cedar River near Conesville, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 5.65 2,100 2,110 
Group Skunk-Lower Mississippi Basin
05469860 Mud Lake Drainage Ditch 71 at Jewell, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 81.00 --     --- 
05469990 Keigley Branch near Story City, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 82.44 --     --- 
05470000 South Skunk River near Ames, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 2.54 Ice 27.0 
05470500 Squaw Creek at Ames, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 0.96 Ice 35.0 
05471000 South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 9.64 Ice 84.0 
05471050 South Skunk River at Colfax, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 6.88 Ice 174 
05471200 Indian Creek near Mingo, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 3.27 Ice 60.0 
05471500 South Skunk River near Oskaloosa, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 7.69 182 284 
05472390 Middle Creek near Lacey, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 75.29 --     --- 
05472500 North Skunk River near Sigourney, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 3.85 38.6 127 
05473065 Skunk River at Merrimac, IA  10/19 12:15 CDT 2.87 653 769 
05473400 Cedar Creek near Oakland Mills, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 2.93 13.0 88.0 
05473450 Big Creek North of Mount Pleasant, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 4.11 Bkw 11.0 
05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 0.87 192 623 
Group Upper Des Moines Basin
05476500 Des Moines River at Estherville, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 3.22 --     --- 
05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 2.07 541 76.0 
05476735 Pilot Creek at County Hwy P15 near Rolfe, IA  12/17 21:15 CST Dis --     --- 
05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 4.93 Ice 270 
05478265 East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 7.34 Ice 117 
05479000 East Fork Des Moines River at Dakota City, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 7.98 Ice 100 
05480080 Lizard Creek near Fort Dodge, IA  12/17 21:15 CST Ssn --     --- 
05480500 Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 4.68 Ice 340 
05480820 Boone River near Goldfield, IA  12/17 21:15 CST -- Ice 41.0 
      [stage-only period of record]  10/24 09:15 CDT 9.70 --     --- 
05480930 White Fox Creek at Clarion, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 83.83 --     --- 
05481000 Boone River near Webster City, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 1.89 83.2 70.0 
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 5.83 Ice 798 
05481510 Bluff Creek at Pilot Mound, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 79.55 --     --- 
05481650 Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 5.37 1,350 1,419 
05481950 Beaver Creek near Grimes, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 2.95 Ice 54.0 
05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 13.58 1,350 1,560 
Group Raccoon Basin
05482300 North Raccoon River near Sac City, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 6.70 64.7 101 
05482315 Black Hawk Lake at Lake View, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 7.44 --     --- 
05482430 North Raccoon River near Lanesboro, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 8.11 --     --- 
05482500 North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 5.02 150 145 
05483318 Brushy Fork Creek near Templeton, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 67.05 --     --- 
05483349 Middle Raccoon River Tributary at Carroll, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 15.10 --     --- 
05483450 Middle Raccoon River near Bayard, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 9.46 70.0 69.0 
05483470 Lake Panorama at Panora, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 45.62 --     --- 
05483600 Middle Raccoon River at Panora, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 4.31 82.5 93.0 
05484000 South Raccoon River at Redfield, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 2.81 192 132 
05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 2.72 Ice 299 
05484600 Raccoon River near West Des Moines, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 26.76 384     --- 
05484650 Raccoon River at 63rd Street at Des Moines, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 21.70 Ice 622 
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 3.25 Ice 19.0 
05484900 Raccoon River at Fleur Drive at Des Moines, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 0.65 Ice 533 
Group Lower Des Moines-Fox Basin
05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 10.86 1,920 2,310 
05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1  12/17 21:15 CST 0.73 Ice 21.0 
05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 3.67 Ice 23.0 
05486000 North River near Norwalk, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 5.11 Ice 20.0 
05486490 Middle River near Indianola, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 6.41 Ice 36.0 
05487470 South River near Ackworth, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 5.59 Ice 29.0 
05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 44.96 --     --- 
      [STGQ]  12/17 21:15 CST -- Ice 3,420 
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 6.65 96.2 27.0 
05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 84.82 1,570 3,300 
05488200 English Creek near Knoxville, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 7.80 1.65 5.40 
05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 3.08 1,930 3,000 
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 4.52 9.83 23.0 
05489490 Bear Creek at Ottumwa, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 79.52 --     --- 
05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA  12/17 21:50 CST 1.88 1,400 3,610 
05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 10.68 2,070 3,750 
05494300 Fox River at Bloomfield, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 3.49 Bkw 3.40 
Group Big Sioux Basin
06483290 Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 8.21 303 102 
06483495 Burr Oak Creek near Perkins, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 10.52 --     --- 
06483500 Rock River near Rock Valley, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 5.45 372 60.0 
Group Upper Missouri-Perry-Floyd-Monona-Harrison Basin
06486000 Missouri River at Sioux City, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 10.60 25,500 17,800 
06599900 Perry Creek near Millnerville, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  12/17 21:45 CST 1.37 --     --- 
06599950 Perry Creek near Hinton, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 16.07 --     --- 
06600000 Perry Creek at 38th Street at Sioux City, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 6.93 --     --- 
06600030 Little Floyd River near Sanborn, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 81.13 --     --- 
06600100 Floyd River at Alton, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 5.63 54.6 15.0 
06600500 Floyd River at James, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 9.32 172 50.0 
06601200 Missouri River at Decatur, NE  12/17 22:00 CST 19.41 26,000 17,000 
06602020 West Fork Ditch at Hornick, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 7.03 132 34.0 
06602190 Elliott Creek at Lawton, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 72.63 --     --- 
06602400 Monona-Harrison Ditch near Turin, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 5.64 258 97.0 
Group Little Sioux-Soldier Basin
06604000 Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 14.16 --     --- 
06604200 West Okoboji Lake at Lakeside Lab near Milford, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 4.21 --     --- 
06604440 Little Sioux River at 300th St near Spencer, IA  10/02 10:15 CDT 5.09 151 39.0 
06605000 Ocheyedan River near Spencer, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 2.62 107 57.0 
06605750 Willow Creek near Cornell, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 81.79 --     --- 
06605850 Little Sioux River at Linn Grove, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 15.88 365 180 
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 5.72 633 199 
06607200 Maple River at Mapleton, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 5.43 270 89.0 
06607500 Little Sioux River near Turin, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 7.89 1,150 447 
06608500 Soldier River at Pisgah, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 3.64 219 55.0 
Group Boyer-Middle Missouri Basin
06609100 Missouri River at Blair, NE  12/13 22:00 CST 13.46 --     --- 
06609500 Boyer River at Logan, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 4.38 441 109 
06609560 Willow Creek near Soldier, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 66.27 --     --- 
06610000 Missouri River at Omaha, NE  12/17 22:00 CST 13.40 28,400 18,500 
06807000 Missouri River at Nebraska City, NE  12/17 22:00 CST 8.89 35,500 23,600 
Group Nishnabotna-Lower Missouri Basin
06805600 Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE  12/17 21:15 CST 14.55 --     --- 
06807410 West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 2.46 270 100 
06808500 West Nishnabotna River at Randolph, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 8.54 516 225 
06808820 West Nishnabotna River near Riverton, IA  10/02 10:30 CDT 9.84 460 772 
06809210 East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 2.82 120 65.0 
06809500 East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 6.17 284 100 
06810000 Nishnabotna River above Hamburg, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 8.77 1,200 349 
06810030 Main Ditch Number Six at Levee Rd near Hamburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  12/17 21:15 CST Ssn --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  12/17 21:15 CST Ssn --     --- 
06810070 Missouri River at Brownville, NE  12/17 21:15 CST 24.19 --     --- 
06811760 Tarkio River near Elliott, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 2.56 --     --- 
06811800 East Tarkio Creek near Stanton, IA  12/17 21:30 CST 0.34 --     --- 
06811875 Snake Creek near Yorktown, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 80.42 --     --- 
06813500 Missouri River at Rulo, NE  12/17 21:30 CST 8.02 36,500 24,800 
06816290 West Nodaway River at Massena, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 65.71 --     --- 
06817000 Nodaway River at Clarinda, IA  12/17 21:15 CST 10.84 185 55.0 
Group Grand-Chariton Basin
06819185 East Fork 102 River at Bedford, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 10.81 4.05 7.20 
06898000 Thompson River at Davis City, IA  12/17 21:00 CST 0.90 29.0 50.0 
06903400 Chariton River near Chariton, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 4.34 0.20 14.0 
06903700 South Fork Chariton River near Promise City, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 2.90 0.67 14.0 
06903880 Rathbun Lake near Rathbun, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 903.22 --     --- 
06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA  12/17 22:00 CST 2.16 9.52 265 
06904010 Chariton River near Moulton, IA  12/17 21:45 CST 18.20 24.2 457 

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