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


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

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Number
Station name Date/Time Gage
height,
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Dis-
charge,
ft3/s
Long-
term
median
flow
11/18
Group Undefined
05386400 MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BROWNSVILLE, MN  11/18 07:45 CST 31.38 --     --- 
05420400 Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 13 nr Fulton, IL  11/18 07:30 CST 10.87 --     --- 
06485500 BIG SIOUX R AT AKRON,IA  11/18 07:00 CST -- 4,390 284 
      [Radar]  11/18 07:00 CST 12.71 --     --- 
06485950 BIG SIOUX RIVER AT SIOUX CITY, IA  11/18 07:30 CST -- 5,090 2,010 
      [Radar]  11/18 07:30 CST 19.01 --     --- 
Group Upper Mississippi Basin
05387320 Upper Iowa River at Lime Springs, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 4.92 --     --- 
05387405 Upper Iowa River at Kendallville, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 4.50 --     --- 
05387440 Upper Iowa River at Bluffton, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 4.09 505 147 
05387490 Dry Run Creek near Decorah, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 14.23 --     --- 
05387500 Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 2.71 750 160 
05388250 Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 8.41 1,120 306 
05388310 Waterloo Creek near Dorchester, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 7.43 --     --- 
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 6.15 393 61.0 
05389400 Bloody Run Creek near Marquette, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 5.20 137 19.0 
05389500 Mississippi River at McGregor, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  11/18 07:15 CST 10.51 --     --- 
05411500 Mississippi River at Clayton, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 13.34 --     --- 
Group Turkey-Maquoketa Basin
05411600 Turkey River at Spillville, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 3.07 233 56.0 
05411850 Turkey River near Eldorado, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 6.64 791 162 
05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 7.22 1,380 273 
05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 5.28 511 112 
05412500 Turkey River at Garber, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 8.46 1,870 458 
05414400 Middle Fk Little Maquoketa R nr Rickardsville, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 10.21 --     --- 
05416900 Maquoketa River at Manchester, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 5.11 338 112 
05418400 North Fork Maquoketa River near Fulton, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 4.22 619 267 
05418500 Maquoketa River near Maquoketa, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 13.20 2,130 598 
05418720 Maquoketa River near Green Island, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 7.46 --     --- 
Group Mississippi-Wapsipinison-Crow Basin
05420460 Beaver Slough at 3rd Street at Clinton, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 15.87 --     --- 
05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 13.53 93,900 35,900 
05420680 Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 9.57 333 82.0 
05420850 Little Wapsipinicon River near Oran, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 82.31 --     --- 
05421000 Wapsipinicon River at Independence, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 5.87 1,100 256 
05421740 Wapsipinicon River near Anamosa, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 7.84 2,210 426 
05421890 Silver Creek at Welton, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 81.13 --     --- 
05422000 Wapsipinicon River near De Witt, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 8.82 3,180 698 
05422470 Crow Creek at Bettendorf, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 3.71 --     --- 
05422600 Duck Creek at DC Golf Course at Davenport, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 3.86 40.6 9.10 
Group Iowa Basin
05448400 West Main Drainage Ditch 1 and 2 near Britt, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 74.78 --     --- 
05449500 Iowa River near Rowan, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 5.71 326 70.0 
05451080 South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  11/18 07:00 CST 4.20 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  11/18 07:00 CST 4.55 --     --- 
05451210 South Fork Iowa River NE of New Providence, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 3.94 224 32.0 
05451500 Iowa River at Marshalltown, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 12.10 1,960 340 
05451700 Timber Creek near Marshalltown, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 3.59 123 23.0 
05451770 Iowa River at County Highway E49 near Tama, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 6.17 2,150 406 
05451900 Richland Creek near Haven, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 10.87 44.7 12.0 
05451955 Stein Creek near Clutier, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 67.09 --     --- 
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 7.21 216 47.0 
05452200 Walnut Creek near Hartwick, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 2.33 49.3 11.0 
05452500 Iowa River near Belle Plaine, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 10.62 3,090 437 
05453000 Big Bear Creek at Ladora, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 11.76 143 40.0 
05453100 Iowa River at Marengo, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 10.61 3,230 737 
05453200 Price Creek at Amana, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 80.56 --     --- 
05453520 Iowa River below Coralville Dam nr Coralville, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 55.72 9,870 869 
05454000 Rapid Creek near Iowa City, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 4.23 20.8 4.40 
05454090 Muddy Creek at Coralville, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 2.43 7.35 4.70 
05454220 Clear Creek near Oxford, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 2.71 45.6 9.70 
05454300 Clear Creek near Coralville, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 2.02 81.6 27.0 
05454500 Iowa River at Iowa City, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 19.21 10,000 875 
05455010 South Branch Ralston Creek at Iowa City, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 1.82 --     --- 
05455100 Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 3.22 137 42.0 
05455230 Deep River at Deep River, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 67.47 --     --- 
05455500 English River at Kalona, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 5.57 449 94.0 
05455700 Iowa River near Lone Tree, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 12.82 11,100 1,100 
05465500 Iowa River at Wapello, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 18.28 24,900 4,060 
05465700 Iowa River at Oakville, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 8.30 25,000 4,480 
Group Cedar Basin
05457440 Deer Creek near Carpenter, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 79.20 --     --- 
05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 3.41 750 414 
05458000 Little Cedar River near Ionia, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 4.39 288 81.0 
05458300 Cedar River at Waverly, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 5.07 --     --- 
      [Argonaut]  11/18 07:15 CST 4.98 --     --- 
      [from VELQ]  11/18 07:15 CST -- 1,450 486 
05458500 Cedar River at Janesville, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 2.84 1,910 427 
05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 8.72 1,060 203 
05459490 Spring Creek near Mason City, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 81.01 --     --- 
05459500 Winnebago River at Mason City, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 4.28 467 107 
05460000 Clear Lake at Clear Lake, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 4.96 --     --- 
05460100 Willow Creek near Mason City, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 86.43 --     --- 
05462000 Shell Rock River at Shell Rock, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 9.19 1,890 508 
05463000 Beaver Creek at New Hartford, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 4.14 307 79.0 
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 82.39 6,070 1,739 
05463500 Black Hawk Creek at Hudson, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 7.51 383 69.0 
05464000 Cedar River at Waterloo, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 7.32 6,340 1,520 
05464220 Wolf Creek near Dysart, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 3.40 356 82.0 
05464315 Cedar River at Vinton, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 6.62 7,550 2,220 
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 7.10 8,150 2,420 
05464480 Cedar River at Edgewood Road at Cedar Rapids, IA  11/18 04:00 CST 5.05 --     --- 
05464500 Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 6.28 9,600 1,719 
05464730 Cedar River below Indian Creek at Cedar Rapids, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 6.31 9,140 4,540 
05464780 Cedar River at Cedar Bluff, IA  11/18 07:00 CST -- 9,100 2,160 
    11/18 06:00 CST 8.34 --     --- 
0546494170 WB Wapsinonoc Cr at College St at West Branch, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 2.88 4.88 2.00 
05464942 Hoover Cr at Hoover Nat Hist Site, West Branch, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 1.41 2.46 .61 
05465000 Cedar River near Conesville, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 10.09 11,500 2,500 
Group Skunk-Lower Mississippi Basin
05469860 Mud Lake Drainage Ditch 71 at Jewell, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 81.17 --     --- 
05469990 Keigley Branch near Story City, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 82.97 --     --- 
05470000 South Skunk River near Ames, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 4.05 372 50.0 
05470500 Squaw Creek at Ames, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 2.11 198 53.0 
05471000 South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 11.52 436 120 
05471050 South Skunk River at Colfax, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 9.10 784 184 
05471200 Indian Creek near Mingo, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 4.49 240 57.0 
05471500 South Skunk River near Oskaloosa, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 10.98 1,630 310 
05472390 Middle Creek near Lacey, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 75.73 --     --- 
05472500 North Skunk River near Sigourney, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 6.92 594 115 
05473400 Cedar Creek near Oakland Mills, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 4.02 141 51.0 
05473450 Big Creek North of Mount Pleasant, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 3.48 17.0 3.80 
05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 4.84 4,110 708 
Group Upper Des Moines Basin
05476500 Des Moines River at Estherville, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 4.38 --     --- 
05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 4.28 1,510 64.0 
05476735 Pilot Creek at County Hwy P15 near Rolfe, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 2.67 --     --- 
05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 6.27 2,210 395 
05478265 East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 10.06 699 141 
05479000 East Fork Des Moines River at Dakota City, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 9.87 1,030 212 
05480080 Lizard Creek near Fort Dodge, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 5.61 --     --- 
05480500 Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 5.80 3,630 498 
05480820 Boone River near Goldfield, IA  11/18 07:15 CST -- 261 79.0 
      [stage-only period of record]  10/24 09:15 CDT 9.70 --     --- 
05480930 White Fox Creek at Clarion, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 84.00 --     --- 
05481000 Boone River near Webster City, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 3.28 630 107 
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 8.83 4,700 1,260 
05481510 Bluff Creek at Pilot Mound, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 80.12 --     --- 
05481650 Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 9.48 8,120 1,429 
05481950 Beaver Creek near Grimes, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 4.57 221 45.0 
05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 16.89 8,480 1,370 
Group Raccoon Basin
05482300 North Raccoon River near Sac City, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 8.44 525 117 
05482315 Black Hawk Lake at Lake View, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 7.73 --     --- 
05482430 North Raccoon River near Lanesboro, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 10.27 --     --- 
05482500 North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 6.63 1,330 204 
05483318 Brushy Fork Creek near Templeton, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 67.52 --     --- 
05483349 Middle Raccoon River Tributary at Carroll, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 15.30 --     --- 
05483450 Middle Raccoon River near Bayard, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 10.60 311 82.0 
05483470 Lake Panorama at Panora, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 45.55 --     --- 
05483600 Middle Raccoon River at Panora, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 4.95 377 76.0 
05484000 South Raccoon River at Redfield, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 3.58 692 150 
05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 5.38 2,630 400 
05484600 Raccoon River near West Des Moines, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 29.66 --     --- 
    08/20 11:30 CDT -- 1,020     --- 
05484650 Raccoon River at 63rd Street at Des Moines, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 23.82 2,860 617 
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 3.47 34.4 23.0 
05484900 Raccoon River at Fleur Drive at Des Moines, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 3.94 2,260 569 
Group Lower Des Moines-Fox Basin
05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 17.33 12,000 2,280 
05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1  11/18 07:15 CST 2.28 32.9 15.0 
05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 4.24 61.9 23.0 
05486000 North River near Norwalk, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 7.05 185 28.0 
05486490 Middle River near Indianola, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 7.72 242 44.0 
05487470 South River near Ackworth, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 5.76 22.5 21.0 
05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 65.28 --     --- 
      [STGQ]  11/18 07:15 CST -- 22,800 4,210 
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 6.45 46.0 22.0 
05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 93.37 21,900 2,200 
05488200 English Creek near Knoxville, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 10.12 69.0 3.80 
05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 9.48 22,800 2,220 
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 5.17 78.1 29.0 
05489490 Bear Creek at Ottumwa, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 79.71 --     --- 
05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA  11/18 07:50 CST 8.41 23,500 2,610 
05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 16.59 23,500 2,380 
05494300 Fox River at Bloomfield, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 2.57 --     --- 
    11/05 18:00 CST -- Bkw 4.00 
Group Big Sioux Basin
06483290 Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 9.26 796 108 
06483495 Burr Oak Creek near Perkins, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 11.18 --     --- 
06483500 Rock River near Rock Valley, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 7.34 1,640 113 
Group Upper Missouri-Perry-Floyd-Monona-Harrison Basin
06486000 Missouri River at Sioux City, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 19.80 66,400 31,300 
06599900 Perry Creek near Millnerville, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  11/18 07:45 CST 1.56 --     --- 
06599950 Perry Creek near Hinton, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 16.24 --     --- 
06600000 Perry Creek at 38th Street at Sioux City, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 7.22 --     --- 
06600030 Little Floyd River near Sanborn, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 82.67 --     --- 
06600100 Floyd River at Alton, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 6.99 309 21.0 
06600500 Floyd River at James, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 11.37 981 59.0 
06601200 Missouri River at Decatur, NE  11/18 08:00 CST 27.84 68,600 30,900 
06602020 West Fork Ditch at Hornick, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 8.28 298 39.0 
06602190 Elliott Creek at Lawton, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 72.84 --     --- 
06602400 Monona-Harrison Ditch near Turin, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 6.48 537 129 
Group Little Sioux-Soldier Basin
06603920 Loon Creek near Orleans, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 14.37 --     --- 
06604000 Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 14.56 --     --- 
06604110 East Okoboji Lake at Spirit Lake, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 12.43 --     --- 
06604200 West Okoboji Lake at Lakeside Lab near Milford, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 4.66 --     --- 
06604215 East-West Okoboji Lake Channel near Milford, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 6.27 --     --- 
06604345 Lower Gar Lake Outlet near Milford, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 2.26 --     --- 
06605000 Ocheyedan River near Spencer, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 3.93 301 68.0 
06605750 Willow Creek near Cornell, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 82.40 --     --- 
06605850 Little Sioux River at Linn Grove, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 16.92 1,500 267 
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 8.73 2,530 256 
06607200 Maple River at Mapleton, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 6.33 578 107 
06607500 Little Sioux River near Turin, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 10.21 2,950 605 
06608500 Soldier River at Pisgah, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 4.07 304 60.0 
Group Boyer-Middle Missouri Basin
06609100 Missouri River at Blair, NE  11/18 08:00 CST 21.13 --     --- 
06609500 Boyer River at Logan, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 5.30 807 133 
06609560 Willow Creek near Soldier, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 66.57 --     --- 
06610000 Missouri River at Omaha, NE  11/18 08:00 CST 22.24 74,100 33,000 
06807000 Missouri River at Nebraska City, NE  11/18 08:00 CST 17.20 81,100 39,100 
Group Nishnabotna-Lower Missouri Basin
06805600 Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE  11/18 07:15 CST 23.47 --     --- 
06807410 West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 3.43 520 144 
06808500 West Nishnabotna River at Randolph, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 9.81 1,280 268 
06809210 East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 3.49 421 80.0 
06809500 East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 7.29 754 152 
06810000 Nishnabotna River above Hamburg, IA  11/18 08:00 CST 11.76 1,290 460 
06810030 Main Ditch Number Six at Levee Rd near Hamburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  11/18 07:15 CST 900.65 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  11/18 07:15 CST 900.72 --     --- 
06810070 Missouri River at Brownville, NE  11/18 07:15 CST 32.54 --     --- 
06811760 Tarkio River near Elliott, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 2.65 --     --- 
06811800 East Tarkio Creek near Stanton, IA  11/18 07:30 CST 0.73 --     --- 
06811875 Snake Creek near Yorktown, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 80.61 --     --- 
06813500 Missouri River at Rulo, NE  11/18 07:30 CST 16.24 85,000 40,200 
06816290 West Nodaway River at Massena, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 66.08 --     --- 
06817000 Nodaway River at Clarinda, IA  11/18 07:15 CST 11.31 497 64.0 
06817300 East Nodaway River at Highway 2 near Clarinda, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 9.95 --     --- 
Group Grand-Chariton Basin
06819185 East Fork 102 River at Bedford, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 10.95 14.7 4.50 
06898000 Thompson River at Davis City, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 1.61 225 48.0 
06903400 Chariton River near Chariton, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 5.26 3.32 6.60 
06903700 South Fork Chariton River near Promise City, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 3.22 8.70 7.40 
06903880 Rathbun Lake near Rathbun, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 906.90 --     --- 
06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA  11/18 07:00 CST 8.75 1,140 19.0 
06904010 Chariton River near Moulton, IA  11/18 07:45 CST 24.75 1,360 42.0 

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