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


Current Conditions for Iowa: Streamflow -- 202 site(s) found

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION





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Number
Station name Date/Time Gage
height,
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Dis-
charge,
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Long-
term
median
flow
11/14
Group Undefined
05386400 MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BROWNSVILLE, MN  11/14 12:45 CST 31.68 --     --- 
05420400 Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 13 nr Fulton, IL  11/14 13:30 CST 11.45 --     --- 
06485500 BIG SIOUX R AT AKRON,IA  11/14 13:30 CST -- 4,350 290 
      [Radar]  11/14 13:30 CST 12.65 --     --- 
06485950 BIG SIOUX RIVER AT SIOUX CITY, IA  11/14 13:30 CST -- 5,020 1,910 
      [Radar]  11/14 13:30 CST 18.94 --     --- 
Group Upper Mississippi Basin
05387320 Upper Iowa River at Lime Springs, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 5.15 --     --- 
05387405 Upper Iowa River at Kendallville, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 4.71 --     --- 
05387440 Upper Iowa River at Bluffton, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 4.24 403 152 
05387490 Dry Run Creek near Decorah, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 14.25 --     --- 
05387500 Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 2.92 829 152 
05388250 Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 8.56 1,230 314 
05388310 Waterloo Creek near Dorchester, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 7.43 --     --- 
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 6.25 435 56.0 
05389400 Bloody Run Creek near Marquette, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 5.22 141 18.0 
05389500 Mississippi River at McGregor, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  11/14 13:15 CST 12.34 --     --- 
05411500 Mississippi River at Clayton, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 14.90 --     --- 
Group Turkey-Maquoketa Basin
05411600 Turkey River at Spillville, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 3.27 277 53.0 
05411850 Turkey River near Eldorado, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 10.00 3,780 174 
05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 7.45 1,570 273 
05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 5.49 581 121 
05412500 Turkey River at Garber, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 8.80 2,130 451 
05414400 Middle Fk Little Maquoketa R nr Rickardsville, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 10.27 --     --- 
05416900 Maquoketa River at Manchester, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 5.06 325 123 
05418400 North Fork Maquoketa River near Fulton, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 4.33 654 261 
05418500 Maquoketa River near Maquoketa, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 13.48 2,320 601 
05418720 Maquoketa River near Green Island, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 8.10 --     --- 
Group Mississippi-Wapsipinison-Crow Basin
05420460 Beaver Slough at 3rd Street at Clinton, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 16.38 --     --- 
05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 13.97 101,000 37,500 
05420680 Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 10.09 427 63.0 
05420850 Little Wapsipinicon River near Oran, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 82.51 --     --- 
05421000 Wapsipinicon River at Independence, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 6.22 1,560 231 
05421740 Wapsipinicon River near Anamosa, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 8.84 3,060 443 
05421890 Silver Creek at Welton, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 81.23 --     --- 
05422000 Wapsipinicon River near De Witt, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 9.95 4,520 693 
05422470 Crow Creek at Bettendorf, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 3.72 --     --- 
05422600 Duck Creek at DC Golf Course at Davenport, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 3.88 42.3 10.0 
Group Iowa Basin
05448400 West Main Drainage Ditch 1 and 2 near Britt, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 74.92 --     --- 
05449500 Iowa River near Rowan, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 6.09 399 80.0 
05451080 South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  11/14 13:00 CST 4.33 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  11/14 13:00 CST 4.69 --     --- 
05451210 South Fork Iowa River NE of New Providence, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 4.16 266 35.0 
05451500 Iowa River at Marshalltown, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 12.49 2,280 319 
05451700 Timber Creek near Marshalltown, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 3.77 139 22.0 
05451770 Iowa River at County Highway E49 near Tama, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 6.68 2,470 420 
05451900 Richland Creek near Haven, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 10.99 53.8 11.0 
05451955 Stein Creek near Clutier, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 67.20 --     --- 
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 7.42 247 43.0 
05452200 Walnut Creek near Hartwick, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 2.47 59.3 11.0 
05452500 Iowa River near Belle Plaine, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 11.19 3,510 345 
05453000 Big Bear Creek at Ladora, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 11.90 163 26.0 
05453100 Iowa River at Marengo, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 11.30 3,710 738 
05453200 Price Creek at Amana, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 80.60 --     --- 
05453520 Iowa River below Coralville Dam nr Coralville, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 55.90 10,200 888 
05454000 Rapid Creek near Iowa City, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 4.31 25.0 3.60 
05454090 Muddy Creek at Coralville, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 2.47 8.57 4.90 
05454220 Clear Creek near Oxford, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 2.88 54.2 13.0 
05454300 Clear Creek near Coralville, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 2.08 87.8 23.0 
05454500 Iowa River at Iowa City, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 19.26 10,100 965 
05455010 South Branch Ralston Creek at Iowa City, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 1.82 --     --- 
05455100 Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 3.37 152 27.0 
05455230 Deep River at Deep River, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 67.50 --     --- 
05455500 English River at Kalona, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 5.72 488 71.0 
05455700 Iowa River near Lone Tree, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 12.83 11,100 1,110 
05465500 Iowa River at Wapello, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 18.91 27,700 4,250 
05465700 Iowa River at Oakville, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 8.92 27,900 4,960 
Group Cedar Basin
05457440 Deer Creek near Carpenter, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 79.36 --     --- 
05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 3.63 891 382 
05458000 Little Cedar River near Ionia, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 4.66 373 71.0 
05458300 Cedar River at Waverly, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 5.16 --     --- 
      [Argonaut]  11/14 13:15 CST 5.07 --     --- 
      [from VELQ]  11/14 13:15 CST -- 1,740 507 
05458500 Cedar River at Janesville, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 3.03 2,140 470 
05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 9.21 1,280 212 
05459490 Spring Creek near Mason City, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 81.14 --     --- 
05459500 Winnebago River at Mason City, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 4.36 508 102 
05460000 Clear Lake at Clear Lake, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 4.99 --     --- 
05460100 Willow Creek near Mason City, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 86.55 --     --- 
05462000 Shell Rock River at Shell Rock, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 9.30 2,060 498 
05463000 Beaver Creek at New Hartford, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 4.52 387 76.0 
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 82.97 6,980 1,760 
05463500 Black Hawk Creek at Hudson, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 7.87 443 76.0 
05464000 Cedar River at Waterloo, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 7.58 7,330 1,670 
05464220 Wolf Creek near Dysart, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 3.55 417 87.0 
05464315 Cedar River at Vinton, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 7.29 8,740 2,260 
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 7.77 9,880 2,520 
05464480 Cedar River at Edgewood Road at Cedar Rapids, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 5.26 --     --- 
05464500 Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 6.83 11,800 1,820 
05464730 Cedar River below Indian Creek at Cedar Rapids, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 7.09 11,100 5,040 
05464780 Cedar River at Cedar Bluff, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 9.07 10,900 2,480 
0546494170 WB Wapsinonoc Cr at College St at West Branch, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 2.93 6.00 2.50 
05464942 Hoover Cr at Hoover Nat Hist Site, West Branch, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 1.45 2.94 .68 
05465000 Cedar River near Conesville, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 10.90 13,900 2,540 
Group Skunk-Lower Mississippi Basin
05469860 Mud Lake Drainage Ditch 71 at Jewell, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 81.36 --     --- 
05469990 Keigley Branch near Story City, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 83.03 --     --- 
05470000 South Skunk River near Ames, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 4.23 434 42.0 
05470500 Squaw Creek at Ames, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 2.21 225 53.0 
05471000 South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 11.77 529 83.0 
05471050 South Skunk River at Colfax, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 9.30 938 204 
05471200 Indian Creek near Mingo, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 4.68 289 56.0 
05471500 South Skunk River near Oskaloosa, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 11.29 1,820 309 
05472390 Middle Creek near Lacey, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 75.86 --     --- 
05472500 North Skunk River near Sigourney, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 7.12 644 98.0 
05473400 Cedar Creek near Oakland Mills, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 4.09 152 70.0 
05473450 Big Creek North of Mount Pleasant, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 3.53 19.7 4.60 
05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 5.19 4,570 786 
Group Upper Des Moines Basin
05476500 Des Moines River at Estherville, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 4.84 --     --- 
05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 4.42 1,580 64.0 
05476735 Pilot Creek at County Hwy P15 near Rolfe, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 2.82 --     --- 
05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 6.34 2,290 330 
05478265 East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 10.40 775 129 
05479000 East Fork Des Moines River at Dakota City, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 10.02 1,120 149 
05480080 Lizard Creek near Fort Dodge, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 5.70 --     --- 
05480500 Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 5.92 3,910 433 
05480820 Boone River near Goldfield, IA  11/14 13:15 CST -- 318 81.0 
      [stage-only period of record]  10/24 09:15 CDT 9.70 --     --- 
05480930 White Fox Creek at Clarion, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 84.05 --     --- 
05481000 Boone River near Webster City, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 3.50 750 95.0 
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 9.00 4,940 1,240 
05481510 Bluff Creek at Pilot Mound, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 80.23 --     --- 
05481650 Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 10.30 9,560 1,419 
05481950 Beaver Creek near Grimes, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 4.73 271 56.0 
05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 17.48 9,950 1,290 
Group Raccoon Basin
05482300 North Raccoon River near Sac City, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 8.67 593 104 
05482315 Black Hawk Lake at Lake View, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 7.77 --     --- 
05482430 North Raccoon River near Lanesboro, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 10.49 --     --- 
05482500 North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 6.74 1,430 181 
05483318 Brushy Fork Creek near Templeton, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 67.52 --     --- 
05483349 Middle Raccoon River Tributary at Carroll, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 15.32 --     --- 
05483450 Middle Raccoon River near Bayard, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 10.74 319 81.0 
05483470 Lake Panorama at Panora, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 45.57 --     --- 
05483600 Middle Raccoon River at Panora, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 4.89 346 69.0 
05484000 South Raccoon River at Redfield, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 3.57 654 142 
05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 5.55 3,320 386 
05484600 Raccoon River near West Des Moines, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 29.83 --     --- 
    08/20 11:30 CDT -- 1,020     --- 
05484650 Raccoon River at 63rd Street at Des Moines, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 24.02 3,090 620 
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 3.54 42.8 18.0 
05484900 Raccoon River at Fleur Drive at Des Moines, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 4.22 2,520 530 
Group Lower Des Moines-Fox Basin
05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 18.15 13,800 2,060 
05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1  11/14 13:15 CST 2.36 30.6 21.0 
05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA  11/14 12:30 CST 4.30 66.1 26.0 
05486000 North River near Norwalk, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 6.49 133 23.0 
05486490 Middle River near Indianola, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 7.47 189 40.0 
05487470 South River near Ackworth, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 5.93 44.4 17.0 
05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 66.89 --     --- 
      [STGQ]  11/14 13:15 CST -- 22,800 4,970 
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 6.50 53.2 25.0 
05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 93.49 22,300 2,130 
05488200 English Creek near Knoxville, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 9.69 45.9 3.40 
05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 9.50 22,900 2,180 
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 5.01 54.6 18.0 
05489490 Bear Creek at Ottumwa, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 79.66 --     --- 
05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA  11/14 13:20 CST 8.42 23,600 2,370 
05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 16.64 23,700 2,440 
05494300 Fox River at Bloomfield, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 2.58 --     --- 
    11/05 18:00 CST -- Bkw 3.10 
Group Big Sioux Basin
06483290 Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA  11/14 12:15 CST 9.60 947 111 
06483495 Burr Oak Creek near Perkins, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 11.26 --     --- 
06483500 Rock River near Rock Valley, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 7.65 1,820 115 
Group Upper Missouri-Perry-Floyd-Monona-Harrison Basin
06486000 Missouri River at Sioux City, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 19.58 65,200 30,900 
06599900 Perry Creek near Millnerville, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  11/14 12:45 CST 1.59 --     --- 
06599950 Perry Creek near Hinton, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 16.32 --     --- 
06600000 Perry Creek at 38th Street at Sioux City, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 7.23 --     --- 
06600030 Little Floyd River near Sanborn, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 82.67 --     --- 
06600100 Floyd River at Alton, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 7.10 331 18.0 
06600500 Floyd River at James, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 11.51 1,050 65.0 
06601200 Missouri River at Decatur, NE  11/14 13:00 CST 27.60 67,000 30,500 
06602020 West Fork Ditch at Hornick, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 8.40 284 40.0 
06602190 Elliott Creek at Lawton, IA  10/24 17:15 CDT 72.99 --     --- 
06602400 Monona-Harrison Ditch near Turin, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 6.56 555 122 
Group Little Sioux-Soldier Basin
06603920 Loon Creek near Orleans, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 14.41 --     --- 
06604000 Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 14.56 --     --- 
06604110 East Okoboji Lake at Spirit Lake, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 12.48 --     --- 
06604200 West Okoboji Lake at Lakeside Lab near Milford, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 4.69 --     --- 
06604215 East-West Okoboji Lake Channel near Milford, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 6.30 --     --- 
06604345 Lower Gar Lake Outlet near Milford, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 2.29 --     --- 
06605000 Ocheyedan River near Spencer, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 4.15 344 76.0 
06605750 Willow Creek near Cornell, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 82.16 --     --- 
06605850 Little Sioux River at Linn Grove, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 16.99 1,590 227 
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 9.15 2,790 274 
06607200 Maple River at Mapleton, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 6.42 610 109 
06607500 Little Sioux River near Turin, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 10.43 3,130 550 
06608500 Soldier River at Pisgah, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 4.11 315 63.0 
Group Boyer-Middle Missouri Basin
06609100 Missouri River at Blair, NE  11/14 13:00 CST 21.27 --     --- 
06609500 Boyer River at Logan, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 5.40 851 133 
06609560 Willow Creek near Soldier, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 66.66 --     --- 
06610000 Missouri River at Omaha, NE  11/14 13:00 CST 22.24 69,500 33,000 
06807000 Missouri River at Nebraska City, NE  11/14 13:00 CST 17.43 80,500 38,500 
Group Nishnabotna-Lower Missouri Basin
06805600 Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE  11/14 13:15 CST 23.59 --     --- 
06807410 West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 3.50 542 128 
06808500 West Nishnabotna River at Randolph, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 9.89 1,330 261 
06809210 East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 3.59 459 78.0 
06809500 East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 7.36 782 136 
06810000 Nishnabotna River above Hamburg, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 11.94 1,380 448 
06810030 Main Ditch Number Six at Levee Rd near Hamburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  11/14 13:15 CST 900.94 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  11/14 13:15 CST 901.03 --     --- 
06810070 Missouri River at Brownville, NE  11/14 13:15 CST 33.18 --     --- 
06811760 Tarkio River near Elliott, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 2.66 --     --- 
06811800 East Tarkio Creek near Stanton, IA  11/14 13:30 CST 0.77 --     --- 
06811875 Snake Creek near Yorktown, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 80.64 --     --- 
06813500 Missouri River at Rulo, NE  11/14 13:30 CST 16.57 84,700 39,900 
06816290 West Nodaway River at Massena, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 66.14 --     --- 
06817000 Nodaway River at Clarinda, IA  11/14 13:15 CST 11.30 824 65.0 
06817300 East Nodaway River at Highway 2 near Clarinda, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 10.11 --     --- 
Group Grand-Chariton Basin
06819185 East Fork 102 River at Bedford, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 10.99 19.7 4.30 
06898000 Thompson River at Davis City, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 1.58 213 35.0 
06903400 Chariton River near Chariton, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 5.21 2.74 7.60 
06903700 South Fork Chariton River near Promise City, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 3.39 17.4 6.00 
06903880 Rathbun Lake near Rathbun, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 907.53 --     --- 
06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA  11/14 13:00 CST 8.72 1,140 19.0 
06904010 Chariton River near Moulton, IA  11/14 12:45 CST 24.74 1,360 38.0 

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