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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
10/20
Group Undefined
05386400 MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BROWNSVILLE, MN  10/20 07:45 CDT 32.60 --     --- 
05420400 Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 13 nr Fulton, IL  10/20 07:30 CDT 11.75 --     --- 
05464480 Cedar River at Edgewood Road at Cedar Rapids, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 4.94 --     --- 
06485500 BIG SIOUX R AT AKRON,IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 11.39 3,490 290 
06485950 BIG SIOUX RIVER AT SIOUX CITY, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 14.17 4,450 670 
Group Upper Mississippi Basin
05387320 Upper Iowa River at Lime Springs, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 5.20 --     --- 
05387405 Upper Iowa River at Kendallville, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 4.62 --     --- 
05387440 Upper Iowa River at Bluffton, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 4.10 444 130 
05387490 Dry Run Creek near Decorah, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 13.97 --     --- 
05387500 Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 2.68 370 140 
05388250 Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 7.83 670 300 
05388310 Waterloo Creek near Dorchester, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 7.78 --     --- 
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 5.24 126 60.0 
05389400 Bloody Run Creek near Marquette, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 4.18 29.5 18.0 
05389500 Mississippi River at McGregor, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  10/20 07:15 CDT 12.90 --     --- 
05411500 Mississippi River at Clayton, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 15.21 --     --- 
Group Turkey-Maquoketa Basin
05411600 Turkey River at Spillville, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 2.95 148 61.0 
05411850 Turkey River near Eldorado, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 6.07 483 159 
05411900 Otter Creek at Elgin, IA  10/04 10:00 CDT Dis Dis 18.0 
05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 6.47 769 274 
05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 4.62 188 97.0 
05412500 Turkey River at Garber, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 7.63 1,070 386 
05414400 Middle Fk Little Maquoketa R nr Rickardsville, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 9.82 --     --- 
05416900 Maquoketa River at Manchester, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 4.00 115 104 
05418400 North Fork Maquoketa River near Fulton, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 3.58 383 244 
05418500 Maquoketa River near Maquoketa, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 11.80 1,140 576 
05418720 Maquoketa River near Green Island, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT Bkw Bkw 1,300 
Group Mississippi-Wapsipinison-Crow Basin
05420460 Beaver Slough at 3rd Street at Clinton, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 16.70 --     --- 
05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 14.14 105,000 32,300 
05420680 Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 9.05 301 55.0 
05420850 Little Wapsipinicon River near Oran, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 82.69 --     --- 
05421000 Wapsipinicon River at Independence, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 5.47 744 169 
05421740 Wapsipinicon River near Anamosa, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 6.47 1,070 295 
05421760 Wapsipinicon River at Oxford Mills, IA  10/02 09:30 CDT Dis --     --- 
05421890 Silver Creek at Welton, IA  10/20 08:00 CDT 80.78 --     --- 
05422000 Wapsipinicon River near De Witt, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 7.12 1,670 543 
05422470 Crow Creek at Bettendorf, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 3.63 --     --- 
05422600 Duck Creek at DC Golf Course at Davenport, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 3.79 22.6 5.50 
Group Iowa Basin
05448400 West Main Drainage Ditch 1 and 2 near Britt, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 76.12 --     --- 
05449500 Iowa River near Rowan, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 4.94 286 56.0 
05451080 South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  10/20 07:00 CDT 3.85 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  10/20 07:00 CDT 3.98 --     --- 
05451210 South Fork Iowa River NE of New Providence, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 2.71 57.4 31.0 
05451500 Iowa River at Marshalltown, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 10.20 667 285 
05451700 Timber Creek near Marshalltown, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 1.98 12.3 17.0 
05451770 Iowa River at County Highway E49 near Tama, IA  10/20 08:00 CDT 3.29 829 502 
05451900 Richland Creek near Haven, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 10.13 3.09 8.90 
05451955 Stein Creek near Clutier, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 66.19 --     --- 
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 5.75 28.8 38.0 
05452200 Walnut Creek near Hartwick, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 1.51 5.50 7.60 
05452500 Iowa River near Belle Plaine, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 6.99 928 298 
05453000 Big Bear Creek at Ladora, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 10.68 23.4 26.0 
05453100 Iowa River at Marengo, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 7.18 910 682 
05453200 Price Creek at Amana, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 80.16 --     --- 
05453520 Iowa River below Coralville Dam nr Coralville, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 49.77 887 685 
05454000 Rapid Creek near Iowa City, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 3.46 1.17 2.30 
05454090 Muddy Creek at Coralville, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 2.36 2.87 5.50 
05454220 Clear Creek near Oxford, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 1.67 2.43 5.40 
05454300 Clear Creek near Coralville, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 1.26 9.38 13.0 
05454500 Iowa River at Iowa City, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 10.42 933 776 
05455010 South Branch Ralston Creek at Iowa City, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 1.66 --     --- 
05455100 Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 1.59 11.2 13.0 
05455230 Deep River at Deep River, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 66.77 --     --- 
05455500 English River at Kalona, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 3.30 25.7 46.0 
05455700 Iowa River near Lone Tree, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 5.30 896 1,019 
05465500 Iowa River at Wapello, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 13.43 6,440 4,120 
05465700 Iowa River at Oakville, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 3.69 7,590 6,090 
Group Cedar Basin
05457440 Deer Creek near Carpenter, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 79.06 --     --- 
05457505 Cedar River at Osage, IA  10/02 09:45 CDT 14.50 --     --- 
05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 3.16 851 357 
05458000 Little Cedar River near Ionia, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 4.49 242 60.0 
05458300 Cedar River at Waverly, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 4.98 --     --- 
      [Argonaut]  10/20 07:15 CDT 4.98 --     --- 
      [from VELQ]  10/20 07:15 CDT -- 1,590 502 
05458500 Cedar River at Janesville, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 2.53 1,600 417 
05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 6.64 407 186 
05459490 Spring Creek near Mason City, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 80.80 --     --- 
05459500 Winnebago River at Mason City, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 3.98 344 88.0 
05460000 Clear Lake at Clear Lake, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 4.42 --     --- 
05460100 Willow Creek near Mason City, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 85.90 --     --- 
05460400 Shell Rock River near Rockford, IA  10/02 09:45 CDT 8.82 --     --- 
05462000 Shell Rock River at Shell Rock, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 8.65 1,150 510 
05463000 Beaver Creek at New Hartford, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 2.72 103 68.0 
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 80.46 3,560 2,260 
05463500 Black Hawk Creek at Hudson, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 6.14 173 57.0 
05464000 Cedar River at Waterloo, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 6.63 3,830 1,490 
05464220 Wolf Creek near Dysart, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 2.84 176 56.0 
05464315 Cedar River at Vinton, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 4.59 4,150 2,520 
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 5.07 4,440 2,710 
05464500 Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 4.72 4,600 1,660 
05464730 Cedar River below Indian Creek at Cedar Rapids, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 4.23 4,630 9,300 
05464780 Cedar River at Cedar Bluff, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 6.65 5,150 2,490 
0546494140 WB Wapsinonoc Cr abv Baker Ave at West Branch, IA  10/20 07:00 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  10/20 07:00 CDT 2.49 0.16 1.60 
05464942 Hoover Cr at Hoover Nat Hist Site, West Branch, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 1.31 0.22 .64 
05465000 Cedar River near Conesville, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 7.71 5,770 2,420 
Group Skunk-Lower Mississippi Basin
05469860 Mud Lake Drainage Ditch 71 at Jewell, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 81.00 --     --- 
05469990 Keigley Branch near Story City, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 82.56 --     --- 
05470000 South Skunk River near Ames, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 2.92 92.6 38.0 
05470500 Squaw Creek at Ames, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 1.18 21.5 40.0 
05471000 South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 10.16 85.3 62.0 
05471050 South Skunk River at Colfax, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 7.38 157 110 
05471200 Indian Creek near Mingo, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 3.54 35.1 23.0 
05471500 South Skunk River near Oskaloosa, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 8.03 306 212 
05472390 Middle Creek near Lacey, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 75.23 --     --- 
05472500 North Skunk River near Sigourney, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 4.04 51.7 64.0 
05473065 Skunk River at Merrimac, IA  10/02 10:15 CDT 1.76 50.4 1,310 
05473400 Cedar Creek near Oakland Mills, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 3.31 53.5 18.0 
05473450 Big Creek North of Mount Pleasant, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 3.46 18.0 2.10 
05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 1.75 831 417 
Group Upper Des Moines Basin
05476500 Des Moines River at Estherville, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 7.77 --     --- 
05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 7.57 3,510 87.0 
05476735 Pilot Creek at County Hwy P15 near Rolfe, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 1.89 --     --- 
05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 8.27 4,520 315 
05478265 East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 8.09 337 48.0 
05479000 East Fork Des Moines River at Dakota City, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 8.82 469 116 
05480080 Lizard Creek near Fort Dodge, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 4.92 --     --- 
05480500 Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 6.39 5,220 394 
05480820 Boone River near Goldfield, IA  10/01 00:45 CDT -- 17.6 56.0 
      [stage-only period of record]  10/20 07:15 CDT 8.71 --     --- 
05480930 White Fox Creek at Clarion, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 86.68 --     --- 
05481000 Boone River near Webster City, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 2.59 280 82.0 
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 9.26 5,450 690 
05481510 Bluff Creek at Pilot Mound, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 79.79 --     --- 
05481650 Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 8.27 4,840 926 
05481950 Beaver Creek near Grimes, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 3.46 85.2 25.0 
05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 17.09 4,960 857 
Group Raccoon Basin
05482300 North Raccoon River near Sac City, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 6.87 79.9 68.0 
05482315 Black Hawk Lake at Lake View, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 7.63 --     --- 
05482430 North Raccoon River near Lanesboro, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 8.38 --     --- 
05482500 North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 5.22 217 159 
05483318 Brushy Fork Creek near Templeton, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 67.17 --     --- 
05483349 Middle Raccoon River Tributary at Carroll, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 15.05 --     --- 
05483450 Middle Raccoon River near Bayard, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 9.72 105 84.0 
05483470 Lake Panorama at Panora, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 45.62 --     --- 
05483600 Middle Raccoon River at Panora, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 4.43 102 55.0 
05484000 South Raccoon River at Redfield, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 3.08 347 116 
05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 3.36 816 328 
05484600 Raccoon River near West Des Moines, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 27.55 740     --- 
05484650 Raccoon River at 63rd Street at Des Moines, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 22.72 862 523 
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 3.48 42.8 8.50 
05484900 Raccoon River at Fleur Drive at Des Moines, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 1.35 860 427 
Group Lower Des Moines-Fox Basin
05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 14.11 5,620 1,739 
05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1  10/20 07:15 CDT 1.12 19.5 20.0 
05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 3.93 19.1 13.0 
05486000 North River near Norwalk, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 6.75 131 21.0 
05486490 Middle River near Indianola, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 3.67 162 27.0 
05487470 South River near Ackworth, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 5.64 8.91 9.90 
05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 46.11 --     --- 
      [STGQ]  10/20 07:15 CDT -- 8,650 4,850 
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 6.28 38.1 9.00 
05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 87.87 6,460 2,180 
05488200 English Creek near Knoxville, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 7.90 0.63 1.40 
05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 4.86 6,760 2,160 
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 4.80 35.8 9.50 
05489490 Bear Creek at Ottumwa, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 79.54 --     --- 
05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA  10/20 07:50 CDT 3.63 6,570 2,270 
05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 12.51 7,160 2,280 
05494300 Fox River at Bloomfield, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 3.43 47.4 2.40 
Group Big Sioux Basin
06483290 Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 9.42 862 112 
06483495 Burr Oak Creek near Perkins, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 10.77 --     --- 
06483500 Rock River near Rock Valley, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 7.14 1,550 114 
Group Upper Missouri-Perry-Floyd-Monona-Harrison Basin
06486000 Missouri River at Sioux City, IA  10/20 08:00 CDT 13.60 33,700 32,200 
06599900 Perry Creek near Millnerville, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  10/20 07:45 CDT 1.58 --     --- 
06599950 Perry Creek near Hinton, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 16.37 --     --- 
06600000 Perry Creek at 38th Street at Sioux City, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 7.09 --     --- 
06600030 Little Floyd River near Sanborn, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 81.30 --     --- 
06600100 Floyd River at Alton, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 5.96 102 15.0 
06600500 Floyd River at James, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 10.06 434 60.0 
06601200 Missouri River at Decatur, NE  10/20 08:00 CDT 21.97 34,100 31,600 
06602020 West Fork Ditch at Hornick, IA  10/20 08:00 CDT 7.56 170 40.0 
06602190 Elliott Creek at Lawton, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 72.83 --     --- 
06602400 Monona-Harrison Ditch near Turin, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 6.13 312 117 
Group Little Sioux-Soldier Basin
06604000 Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 14.48 --     --- 
06604200 West Okoboji Lake at Lakeside Lab near Milford, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 4.55 --     --- 
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  10/20 07:45 CDT 4.23 438 39.0 
06605750 Willow Creek near Cornell, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 81.84 --     --- 
06605850 Little Sioux River at Linn Grove, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 17.02 1,540 165 
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 7.98 1,630 234 
06607200 Maple River at Mapleton, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 6.19 488 104 
06607500 Little Sioux River near Turin, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 10.23 2,970 468 
06608500 Soldier River at Pisgah, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 4.23 366 53.0 
Group Boyer-Middle Missouri Basin
06609100 Missouri River at Blair, NE  10/20 08:00 CDT 16.94 --     --- 
06609500 Boyer River at Logan, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 5.25 738 126 
06609560 Willow Creek near Soldier, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 66.69 --     --- 
06610000 Missouri River at Omaha, NE  10/20 08:00 CDT 17.00 41,200 33,600 
06807000 Missouri River at Nebraska City, NE  10/20 08:00 CDT 12.23 49,800 39,500 
Group Nishnabotna-Lower Missouri Basin
06805600 Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE  10/20 07:15 CDT 17.75 --     --- 
06807410 West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 3.05 391 131 
06808500 West Nishnabotna River at Randolph, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 9.21 856 258 
06808820 West Nishnabotna River near Riverton, IA  10/02 10:30 CDT 9.84 460 989 
06809210 East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 3.56 313 82.0 
06809500 East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 7.09 568 132 
06810000 Nishnabotna River above Hamburg, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 10.38 2,010 407 
06810030 Main Ditch Number Six at Levee Rd near Hamburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  10/20 07:15 CDT 897.58 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  10/20 07:15 CDT 897.64 --     --- 
06810070 Missouri River at Brownville, NE  10/20 07:15 CDT 27.81 --     --- 
06811760 Tarkio River near Elliott, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 2.41 --     --- 
06811800 East Tarkio Creek near Stanton, IA  10/20 07:30 CDT 0.57 --     --- 
06811875 Snake Creek near Yorktown, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 80.64 --     --- 
06813500 Missouri River at Rulo, NE  10/20 07:30 CDT 11.69 54,100 40,600 
06816290 West Nodaway River at Massena, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 66.44 --     --- 
06817000 Nodaway River at Clarinda, IA  10/20 07:15 CDT 11.54 756 53.0 
Group Grand-Chariton Basin
06819185 East Fork 102 River at Bedford, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 10.94 19.2 1.20 
06898000 Thompson River at Davis City, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 1.18 82.7 27.0 
06903400 Chariton River near Chariton, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 4.78 8.00 3.20 
06903700 South Fork Chariton River near Promise City, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 2.95 2.35 5.30 
06903880 Rathbun Lake near Rathbun, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 903.77 --     --- 
06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA  10/20 07:00 CDT 2.18 10.2 20.0 
06904010 Chariton River near Moulton, IA  10/20 07:45 CDT 18.21 30.3 45.0 

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