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

NOTE: From May 7 to May 13; the IA offices of the USGS Water Science Center are transitioning to a new data management software package. While you may not notice this transition, some sites may have problems or delays in being updated. We are actively monitoring these conditions and are resolving them as quickly as possible.


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

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION





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Station
Number
Station name Date/Time Gage
height,
feet
Dis-
charge,
ft3/s
Long-
term
median
flow
4/25
Group Undefined
06485500 BIG SIOUX R AT AKRON,IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 10.17 3,130 1,409 
06485950 BIG SIOUX RIVER AT SIOUX CITY, IA  04/25 00:30 CDT 14.30 4,140 2,510 
Group Upper Mississippi Basin
05387320 Upper Iowa River at Lime Springs, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 5.58 --     --- 
05387405 Upper Iowa River at Kendallville, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 5.35 --     --- 
05387440 Upper Iowa River at Bluffton, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 4.97 902 486 
05387490 Dry Run Creek near Decorah, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 14.81 --     --- 
05387500 Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 3.54 1,120 412 
05388250 Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 9.61 2,160 783 
05388310 Waterloo Creek near Dorchester, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 7.33 --     --- 
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 6.73 700 167 
05389400 Bloody Run Creek near Marquette, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 4.26 53 21.0 
05389500 Mississippi River at McGregor, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  04/25 01:15 CDT 13.75 --     --- 
05411500 Mississippi River at Clayton, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 16.09 --     --- 
05420400 Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 13 nr Fulton, IL  04/25 01:30 CDT 13.07 --     --- 
Group Turkey-Maquoketa Basin
05411600 Turkey River at Spillville, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 4.27 494 149 
05411850 Turkey River near Eldorado, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 8.06 1,740 694 
05411900 Otter Creek at Elgin, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 3.26 106 43.0 
05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 8.49 2,430 1,050 
05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 6.01 758 389 
05412500 Turkey River at Garber, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 10.65 4,010 1,240 
05414400 Middle Fk Little Maquoketa R nr Rickardsville, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 9.98 --     --- 
05416900 Maquoketa River at Manchester, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 5.65 519 278 
05418400 North Fork Maquoketa River near Fulton, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 3.93 423 382 
05418500 Maquoketa River near Maquoketa, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 13.13 2,050 1,120 
05418720 Maquoketa River near Green Island, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 9.16 Bkw 1,490 
Group Mississippi-Wapsipinison-Crow Basin
05420460 Beaver Slough at 3rd Street at Clinton, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 17.99 --     --- 
05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 15.27 119,000 90,800 
05420680 Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 11.83 1,010 395 
05420850 Little Wapsipinicon River near Oran, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 82.81 --     --- 
05421000 Wapsipinicon River at Independence, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 7.32 3,280 860 
05421740 Wapsipinicon River near Anamosa, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 10.20 4,210 2,100 
05421760 Wapsipinicon River at Oxford Mills, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 7.93 --     --- 
05421890 Silver Creek at Welton, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 81.65 --     --- 
05422000 Wapsipinicon River near De Witt, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 10.62 5,600 2,250 
05422470 Crow Creek at Bettendorf, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 3.75 --     --- 
05422600 Duck Creek at DC Golf Course at Davenport, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 3.86 36 52.0 
Group Iowa Basin
05448400 West Main Drainage Ditch 1 and 2 near Britt, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 76.76 --     --- 
05449500 Iowa River near Rowan, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 8.02 962 280 
05451080 South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  04/25 01:00 CDT 4.65 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  04/25 01:00 CDT 4.67 --     --- 
05451210 South Fork Iowa River NE of New Providence, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 4.23 320 153 
05451500 Iowa River at Marshalltown, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 13.10 2,820 1,010 
05451700 Timber Creek near Marshalltown, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 3.56 119 76.0 
05451770 Iowa River at County Highway E49 near Tama, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 7.56 3,500 1,520 
05451900 Richland Creek near Haven, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 11.31 74 36.0 
05451955 Stein Creek near Clutier, IA  04/25 00:30 CDT 67.57 --     --- 
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 8.06 314 135 
05452200 Walnut Creek near Hartwick, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 2.90 73 52.0 
05452500 Iowa River near Belle Plaine, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 11.75 3,880 1,190 
05453000 Big Bear Creek at Ladora, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 12.04 169 153 
05453100 Iowa River at Marengo, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 11.89 4,220 2,320 
05453200 Price Creek at Amana, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 80.47 --     --- 
05453520 Iowa River below Coralville Dam nr Coralville, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 52.85 4,980 2,590 
05454000 Rapid Creek near Iowa City, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 4.20 18 16.0 
05454090 Muddy Creek at Coralville, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 2.50 7.0 17.0 
05454220 Clear Creek near Oxford, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 2.96 45 50.0 
05454300 Clear Creek near Coralville, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 2.33 90 67.0 
05454500 Iowa River at Iowa City, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 15.12 5,420 2,490 
05455010 South Branch Ralston Creek at Iowa City, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 1.85 --     --- 
05455100 Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 3.06 119 126 
05455230 Deep River at Deep River, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 67.20 --     --- 
05455500 English River at Kalona, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 5.34 382 418 
05455700 Iowa River near Lone Tree, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 10.00 6,890 3,680 
05465500 Iowa River at Wapello, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 18.29 21,900 11,800 
05465700 Iowa River at Oakville, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 8.16 22,800 13,300 
Group Cedar Basin
05457440 Deer Creek near Carpenter, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 79.40 --     --- 
05457505 Cedar River at Osage, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 16.69 --     --- 
05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 5.12 2,420 939 
05458000 Little Cedar River near Ionia, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 5.47 606 218 
05458300 Cedar River at Waverly, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 5.26 --     --- 
      [from VELQ]  04/25 01:15 CDT -- 3,820 1,900 
05458500 Cedar River at Janesville, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 4.60 4,180 1,080 
05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 10.33 2,160 610 
05459490 Spring Creek near Mason City, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 81.69 --     --- 
05459500 Winnebago River at Mason City, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 5.25 1,100 415 
05460000 Clear Lake at Clear Lake, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 5.07 --     --- 
05460400 Shell Rock River near Rockford, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 12.05 --     --- 
05462000 Shell Rock River at Shell Rock, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 10.33 3,920 1,360 
05463000 Beaver Creek at New Hartford, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 4.47 443 236 
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 85.71 11,600 6,120 
05463500 Black Hawk Creek at Hudson, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 7.47 478 202 
05464000 Cedar River at Waterloo, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 8.89 12,500 4,330 
05464220 Wolf Creek near Dysart, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 3.63 430 202 
05464315 Cedar River at Vinton, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 9.88 14,200 6,949 
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 9.73 18,400 7,620 
05464500 Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 8.11 17,700 4,300 
05464730 Cedar River below Indian Creek at Cedar Rapids, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 9.54 17,400     --- 
05464780 Cedar River at Cedar Bluff, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 11.21 16,700 7,720 
0546494140 WB Wapsinonoc Cr abv Baker Ave at West Branch, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 4.90 --     --- 
0546494150 Unnamed Trb to WB Wapsinonoc Cr at West Branch, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 3.67 --     --- 
0546494170 WB Wapsinonoc Cr at College St at West Branch, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 2.93 7.0 1.90 
05464942 Hoover Cr at Hoover Nat Hist Site, West Branch, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 1.54 2.3 1.80 
05465000 Cedar River near Conesville, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 11.87 16,800 7,410 
Group Skunk-Lower Mississippi Basin
05469860 Mud Lake Drainage Ditch 71 at Jewell, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 81.52 --     --- 
05469990 Keigley Branch near Story City, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 83.33 --     --- 
05470000 South Skunk River near Ames, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 4.38 479 160 
05470500 Squaw Creek at Ames, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 2.37 273 141 
05471000 South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 12.26 706 411 
05471050 South Skunk River at Colfax, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 9.47 938 739 
05471200 Indian Creek near Mingo, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 4.90 322 209 
05471500 South Skunk River near Oskaloosa, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 11.52 2,030 1,140 
05472390 Middle Creek near Lacey, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 76.19 --     --- 
05472500 North Skunk River near Sigourney, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 6.53 483 540 
05473065 Skunk River at Merrimac, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 5.68 2,970 2,880 
05473400 Cedar Creek near Oakland Mills, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 4.18 171 242 
05473450 Big Creek North of Mount Pleasant, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 3.55 23 43.0 
05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 4.74 4,060 2,660 
Group Upper Des Moines Basin
05476500 Des Moines River at Estherville, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 4.46 --     --- 
05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 4.04 1,460 315 
05476735 Pilot Creek at County Hwy P15 near Rolfe, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 3.34 --     --- 
05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 6.50 2,200 1,770 
05478265 East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 11.40 1,150 743 
05479000 East Fork Des Moines River at Dakota City, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 10.95 1,830 832 
05480080 Lizard Creek near Fort Dodge, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 6.44 --     --- 
05480500 Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 6.43 5,060 2,829 
05480820 Boone River near Goldfield, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 11.63 832 280 
05480930 White Fox Creek at Clarion, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 85.10 --     --- 
05481000 Boone River near Webster City, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 4.80 1,650 523 
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 10.73 7,160 4,860 
05481510 Bluff Creek at Pilot Mound, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 80.32 --     --- 
05481650 Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 9.72 7,140 5,920 
05481950 Beaver Creek near Grimes, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 5.27 463 276 
05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 16.46 8,160 7,250 
Group Raccoon Basin
05482300 North Raccoon River near Sac City, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 9.29 827 417 
05482315 Black Hawk Lake at Lake View, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 7.92 --     --- 
05482430 North Raccoon River near Lanesboro, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 11.30 --     --- 
05482500 North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 7.79 2,320 789 
05483318 Brushy Fork Creek near Templeton, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 67.73 --     --- 
05483349 Middle Raccoon River Tributary at Carroll, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 15.39 --     --- 
05483450 Middle Raccoon River near Bayard, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 11.28 403 295 
05483470 Lake Panorama at Panora, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 45.57 --     --- 
05483600 Middle Raccoon River at Panora, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 5.23 454 311 
05484000 South Raccoon River at Redfield, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 4.03 978 515 
05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 7.02 4,800 1,540 
05484600 Raccoon River near West Des Moines, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 31.66 --     --- 
05484650 Raccoon River at 63rd Street at Des Moines, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 26.26 5,140 3,420 
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 3.65 48 71.0 
05484900 Raccoon River at Fleur Drive at Des Moines, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 5.57 4,730 3,600 
Group Lower Des Moines-Fox Basin
05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 17.63 13,300 10,300 
05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1  04/25 01:15 CDT 1.67 35 61.0 
05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA  04/25 00:30 CDT 4.22 69 79.0 
05486000 North River near Norwalk, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 8.05 272 192 
05486490 Middle River near Indianola, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 8.06 299 269 
05487470 South River near Ackworth, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 6.31 186 185 
05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 49.38 --     --- 
      [STGQ]  04/25 01:15 CDT -- 17,500 15,200 
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 6.87 146 137 
05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 91.58 16,200 11,200 
05488200 English Creek near Knoxville, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 8.92 25 45.0 
05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 7.80 16,300 11,400 
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 5.50 83 164 
05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA  04/25 01:20 CDT 6.88 17,100 15,300 
05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 15.12 17,400 14,700 
05494300 Fox River at Bloomfield, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 2.37 3.0 31.0 
Group Big Sioux Basin
06483290 Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 8.78 563 415 
06483495 Burr Oak Creek near Perkins, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 10.93 --     --- 
06483500 Rock River near Rock Valley, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 6.30 1,030 521 
Group Upper Missouri-Perry-Floyd-Monona-Harrison Basin
06486000 Missouri River at Sioux City, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 14.54 36,200 29,700 
06599900 Perry Creek near Millnerville, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  04/25 00:45 CDT 1.44 --     --- 
06599950 Perry Creek near Hinton, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 16.31 --     --- 
      [flood alert, 17.57 approx min]  01/24 09:20 CST 17.58 --     --- 
06600000 Perry Creek at 38th Street at Sioux City, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 6.46 --     --- 
06600030 Little Floyd River near Sanborn, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 81.80 --     --- 
06600100 Floyd River at Alton, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 6.72 268 70.0 
06600500 Floyd River at James, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 10.91 737 199 
06601200 Missouri River at Decatur, NE  04/25 01:00 CDT 22.52 36,800 28,499 
06602020 West Fork Ditch at Hornick, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 8.17 277 100 
06602190 Elliott Creek at Lawton, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 72.71 --     --- 
06602400 Monona-Harrison Ditch near Turin, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 6.45 478 239 
Group Little Sioux-Soldier Basin
06604000 Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 14.61 --     --- 
06604200 West Okoboji Lake at Lakeside Lab near Milford, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 4.60 --     --- 
06604440 Little Sioux River at 300th St near Spencer, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 6.19 377 236 
06605000 Ocheyedan River near Spencer, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 4.03 396 310 
06605750 Willow Creek near Cornell, IA  04/06 12:15 CDT *** --     --- 
06605850 Little Sioux River at Linn Grove, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 17.06 1,630 1,110 
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 9.30 2,570 1,080 
06607200 Maple River at Mapleton, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 6.61 635 220 
06607500 Little Sioux River near Turin, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 10.86 3,640 1,950 
06608500 Soldier River at Pisgah, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 3.82 258 106 
Group Boyer-Middle Missouri Basin
06609100 Missouri River at Blair, NE  04/25 01:00 CDT 17.65 --     --- 
06609500 Boyer River at Logan, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 5.56 875 312 
06609560 Willow Creek near Soldier, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 66.88 --     --- 
06610000 Missouri River at Omaha, NE  04/25 01:00 CDT 17.57 40,900 33,100 
06807000 Missouri River at Nebraska City, NE  04/25 01:00 CDT 12.48 50,800 39,400 
Group Nishnabotna-Lower Missouri Basin
06805600 Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE  04/25 01:15 CDT 18.22 --     --- 
06807410 West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 3.86 748 248 
06808500 West Nishnabotna River at Randolph, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 10.34 2,120 683 
06808820 West Nishnabotna River near Riverton, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 12.53 2,010 1,320 
06809210 East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 3.70 395 270 
06809500 East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 7.52 980 394 
06810000 Nishnabotna River above Hamburg, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 11.84 3,330 1,019 
06810030 Main Ditch Number Six at Levee Rd near Hamburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  04/25 01:15 CDT 898.83 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  04/25 01:15 CDT 898.78 --     --- 
06810070 Missouri River at Brownville, NE  04/25 01:15 CDT 27.64 --     --- 
06811760 Tarkio River near Elliott, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 2.53 --     --- 
06811800 East Tarkio Creek near Stanton, IA  04/25 01:30 CDT 0.63 --     --- 
06811875 Snake Creek near Yorktown, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 80.72 --     --- 
06813500 Missouri River at Rulo, NE  04/25 01:30 CDT 11.89 55,300 41,700 
06816290 West Nodaway River at Massena, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 43.20 --     --- 
06817000 Nodaway River at Clarinda, IA  04/25 01:15 CDT 11.41 443 230 
Group Grand-Chariton Basin
06819185 East Fork 102 River at Bedford, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 11.09 29 29.0 
06898000 Thompson River at Davis City, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 1.70 344 315 
06903400 Chariton River near Chariton, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 5.71 36 44.0 
06903700 South Fork Chariton River near Promise City, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 3.17 63 46.0 
06903880 Rathbun Lake near Rathbun, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 905.50 --     --- 
06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA  04/25 01:00 CDT 5.06 426 200 
06904010 Chariton River near Moulton, IA  04/25 00:45 CDT 21.27 455 366 

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