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


Current Conditions for Iowa: Streamflow -- 201 site(s) found

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Number
Station name Date/Time Gage
height,
feet
Dis-
charge,
ft3/s
Long-
term
median
flow
8/15
Group Undefined
05386400 MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BROWNSVILLE, MN  08/15 00:45 CDT 31.14 --     --- 
05420400 Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 13 nr Fulton, IL  08/15 01:00 CDT 6.08 --     --- 
06485500 BIG SIOUX R AT AKRON,IA  08/15 01:00 CDT -- 2,770 510 
    06/27 12:00 CDT *** --     --- 
      [Radar]  08/15 01:00 CDT 10.29 --     --- 
06485950 BIG SIOUX RIVER AT SIOUX CITY, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT -- 4,040 1,170 
    05/31 14:30 CDT *** --     --- 
      [Radar]  08/15 01:00 CDT 19.33 --     --- 
Group Upper Mississippi Basin
05387320 Upper Iowa River at Lime Springs, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 4.34 --     --- 
05387405 Upper Iowa River at Kendallville, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.94 --     --- 
05387440 Upper Iowa River at Bluffton, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 3.68 216 181 
05387490 Dry Run Creek near Decorah, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 14.05 --     --- 
05387500 Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 2.33 374 161 
05388250 Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 7.53 526 367 
05388310 Waterloo Creek near Dorchester, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 7.13 --     --- 
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 5.16 113 83.0 
05389400 Bloody Run Creek near Marquette, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.87 14.8 23.0 
05389500 Mississippi River at McGregor, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  08/15 00:45 CDT 8.00 --     --- 
05411500 Mississippi River at Clayton, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 12.04 --     --- 
Group Turkey-Maquoketa Basin
05411600 Turkey River at Spillville, IA  08/15 00:30 CDT 2.44 103 55.0 
05411850 Turkey River near Eldorado, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 5.70 346 248 
05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 6.04 540 448 
05412400 Volga River at Littleport, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 4.53 201 117 
05412500 Turkey River at Garber, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 6.98 967 509 
05414400 Middle Fk Little Maquoketa R nr Rickardsville, IA  08/15 01:30 CDT 9.76 --     --- 
05416900 Maquoketa River at Manchester, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 4.49 191 123 
05418400 North Fork Maquoketa River near Fulton, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.66 383 269 
05418500 Maquoketa River near Maquoketa, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 11.95 1,350 596 
05418720 Maquoketa River near Green Island, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 5.80 Bkw 1,320 
Group Mississippi-Wapsipinison-Crow Basin
05420460 Beaver Slough at 3rd Street at Clinton, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 11.64 --     --- 
05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  08/15 01:30 CDT 10.15 --     --- 
    08/15 01:00 CDT -- 44,500 32,700 
05420680 Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 7.56 65.2 61.0 
05420850 Little Wapsipinicon River near Oran, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 81.87 --     --- 
05421000 Wapsipinicon River at Independence, IA  08/15 01:30 CDT 5.31 526 172 
05421740 Wapsipinicon River near Anamosa, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 6.72 1,360 505 
05421890 Silver Creek at Welton, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 80.50 --     --- 
05422000 Wapsipinicon River near De Witt, IA  08/15 01:30 CDT 7.88 2,320 651 
05422470 Crow Creek at Bettendorf, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.43 --     --- 
05422600 Duck Creek at DC Golf Course at Davenport, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 3.28 1.76 8.20 
Group Iowa Basin
05448400 West Main Drainage Ditch 1 and 2 near Britt, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 74.34 --     --- 
05449500 Iowa River near Rowan, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 4.35 151 65.0 
05451080 South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.69 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.84 --     --- 
05451210 South Fork Iowa River NE of New Providence, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 2.54 41.5 23.0 
05451500 Iowa River at Marshalltown, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 10.09 501 277 
05451700 Timber Creek near Marshalltown, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 2.38 35.8 24.0 
05451770 Iowa River at County Highway E49 near Tama, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.20 927 407 
05451900 Richland Creek near Haven, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 10.41 10.8 9.50 
05451955 Stein Creek near Clutier, IA  08/15 00:30 CDT 67.68 --     --- 
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 5.48 24.7 38.0 
05452200 Walnut Creek near Hartwick, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 1.68 15.0 9.40 
05452500 Iowa River near Belle Plaine, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 7.28 1,010 439 
05453000 Big Bear Creek at Ladora, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 10.80 10.5 28.0 
05453100 Iowa River at Marengo, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 7.50 1,100 710 
05453200 Price Creek at Amana, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 80.13 --     --- 
05453520 Iowa River below Coralville Dam nr Coralville, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 50.07 1,250 987 
05454000 Rapid Creek near Iowa City, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.63 2.33 2.10 
05454090 Muddy Creek at Coralville, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 2.34 3.55 3.80 
05454220 Clear Creek near Oxford, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 1.65 4.52 6.30 
05454300 Clear Creek near Coralville, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 1.05 11.9 12.0 
05454500 Iowa River at Iowa City, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 10.88 1,270 977 
05455010 South Branch Ralston Creek at Iowa City, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 1.57 --     --- 
05455100 Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 1.58 16.7 20.0 
05455230 Deep River at Deep River, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 66.68 --     --- 
05455500 English River at Kalona, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 2.93 22.7 46.0 
05455700 Iowa River near Lone Tree, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 5.84 1,640 1,120 
05465500 Iowa River at Wapello, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 13.97 8,240 4,830 
05465700 Iowa River at Oakville, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.82 7,160 5,050 
Group Cedar Basin
05457440 Deer Creek near Carpenter, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 78.87 --     --- 
05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA  08/15 00:30 CDT 2.57 456 340 
05458000 Little Cedar River near Ionia, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 3.77 102 59.0 
05458300 Cedar River at Waverly, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 5.01 --     --- 
      [Argonaut]  08/15 01:15 CDT 5.00 --     --- 
      [from VELQ]  08/15 01:15 CDT -- 552 650 
05458500 Cedar River at Janesville, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 1.86 867 421 
05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 6.82 400 203 
05459490 Spring Creek near Mason City, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 80.66 --     --- 
05459500 Winnebago River at Mason City, IA  08/15 01:30 CDT 3.76 219 93.0 
05460000 Clear Lake at Clear Lake, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 4.68 --     --- 
05460100 Willow Creek near Mason City, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 85.79 --     --- 
05462000 Shell Rock River at Shell Rock, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 8.38 844 492 
05463000 Beaver Creek at New Hartford, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.24 192 72.0 
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 80.03 2,860 1,710 
05463500 Black Hawk Creek at Hudson, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 5.97 172 62.0 
05464000 Cedar River at Waterloo, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 6.36 2,970 1,690 
05464220 Wolf Creek near Dysart, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 2.53 87.2 76.0 
05464315 Cedar River at Vinton, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 4.17 3,570 2,640 
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 4.49 3,510 2,790 
05464480 Cedar River at Edgewood Road at Cedar Rapids, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 4.95 --     --- 
05464500 Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 4.56 3,760 1,810 
05464730 Cedar River below Indian Creek at Cedar Rapids, IA  08/15 00:30 CDT 4.11 4,290 5,540 
05464780 Cedar River at Cedar Bluff, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 6.39 5,000 2,870 
0546494170 WB Wapsinonoc Cr at College St at West Branch, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 2.40 0.05 1.30 
05464942 Hoover Cr at Hoover Nat Hist Site, West Branch, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 1.17 0.10 .40 
05465000 Cedar River near Conesville, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 7.72 5,550 2,710 
Group Skunk-Lower Mississippi Basin
05469860 Mud Lake Drainage Ditch 71 at Jewell, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 80.35 --     --- 
05469990 Keigley Branch near Story City, IA  08/15 00:30 CDT 82.60 --     --- 
05470000 South Skunk River near Ames, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 2.97 47.6 21.0 
05470500 Squaw Creek at Ames, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 1.48 52.2 17.0 
05471000 South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 10.77 108 64.0 
05471050 South Skunk River at Colfax, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 7.88 325 192 
05471200 Indian Creek near Mingo, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 4.23 139 31.0 
05471500 South Skunk River near Oskaloosa, IA  08/15 01:30 CDT 8.99 398 337 
05472390 Middle Creek near Lacey, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 75.16 --     --- 
05472500 North Skunk River near Sigourney, IA  08/15 01:30 CDT 4.47 115 105 
05473400 Cedar Creek near Oakland Mills, IA  08/15 01:30 CDT 2.70 4.56 25.0 
05473450 Big Creek North of Mount Pleasant, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 2.79 0.09 1.20 
05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA  08/15 01:30 CDT 2.14 1,070 701 
Group Upper Des Moines Basin
05476500 Des Moines River at Estherville, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 4.01 --     --- 
05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 3.44 1,040 216 
05476735 Pilot Creek at County Hwy P15 near Rolfe, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 1.79 --     --- 
05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 5.35 1,450 332 
05478265 East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 7.74 177 61.0 
05479000 East Fork Des Moines River at Dakota City, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 8.26 356 142 
05480080 Lizard Creek near Fort Dodge, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 5.11 --     --- 
05480500 Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 5.04 2,440 511 
05480820 Boone River near Goldfield, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT -- 92.3 22.0 
      [stage-only period of record]  10/24 09:15 CDT 9.70 --     --- 
05480930 White Fox Creek at Clarion, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 83.78 --     --- 
05481000 Boone River near Webster City, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 2.27 243 73.0 
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 7.24 2,800 813 
05481510 Bluff Creek at Pilot Mound, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 79.64 --     --- 
05481650 Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 8.51 6,300 1,440 
05481950 Beaver Creek near Grimes, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 3.04 24.2 32.0 
05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 16.19 6,770 1,390 
Group Raccoon Basin
05482300 North Raccoon River near Sac City, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 7.10 199 58.0 
05482315 Black Hawk Lake at Lake View, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 7.54 --     --- 
05482430 North Raccoon River near Lanesboro, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 8.83 --     --- 
05482500 North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 5.57 424 189 
05483318 Brushy Fork Creek near Templeton, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 67.21 --     --- 
05483349 Middle Raccoon River Tributary at Carroll, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 16.40 --     --- 
05483450 Middle Raccoon River near Bayard, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 9.42 119 77.0 
05483470 Lake Panorama at Panora, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 45.55 --     --- 
05483600 Middle Raccoon River at Panora, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 4.38 120 76.0 
05484000 South Raccoon River at Redfield, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 3.00 302 161 
05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.59 711 448 
05484600 Raccoon River near West Des Moines, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 27.96 973     --- 
05484650 Raccoon River at 63rd Street at Des Moines, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 22.59 935 665 
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 3.67 50.8 16.0 
05484900 Raccoon River at Fleur Drive at Des Moines, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 1.72 695 700 
Group Lower Des Moines-Fox Basin
05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 15.48 8,330 2,940 
05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1  08/15 01:15 CDT 2.89 83.2 11.0 
05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA  08/15 00:30 CDT 3.41 5.12 12.0 
05486000 North River near Norwalk, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 5.01 28.0 17.0 
05486490 Middle River near Indianola, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 6.73 27.0 43.0 
05487470 South River near Ackworth, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 5.12 1.97 15.0 
05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 54.07 --     --- 
      [STGQ]  08/15 01:15 CDT -- 23,100 4,630 
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 5.92 2.63 11.0 
05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 93.44 22,100 3,630 
05488200 English Creek near Knoxville, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 7.55 0.49 4.10 
05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 9.50 22,900 3,980 
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 4.15 0.76 14.0 
05489490 Bear Creek at Ottumwa, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 79.30 --     --- 
05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA  08/15 01:20 CDT 8.39 23,500 3,620 
05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 16.65 23,800 4,030 
05494300 Fox River at Bloomfield, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.45 Bkw 1.10 
Group Big Sioux Basin
06483290 Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 8.50 353 128 
06483495 Burr Oak Creek near Perkins, IA  08/15 01:30 CDT 10.93 --     --- 
06483500 Rock River near Rock Valley, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 5.89 891 143 
Group Upper Missouri-Perry-Floyd-Monona-Harrison Basin
06486000 Missouri River at Sioux City, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 20.53 63,200 31,800 
06599900 Perry Creek near Millnerville, IA 
      [stage-only period of record]  08/15 00:45 CDT 1.42 --     --- 
06599950 Perry Creek near Hinton, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 16.01 --     --- 
06600000 Perry Creek at 38th Street at Sioux City, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 7.16 --     --- 
06600030 Little Floyd River near Sanborn, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 82.65 --     --- 
06600100 Floyd River at Alton, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 6.18 126 18.0 
06600500 Floyd River at James, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 10.38 527 93.0 
06601200 Missouri River at Decatur, NE  08/15 01:00 CDT 28.26 62,700 31,800 
06602020 West Fork Ditch at Hornick, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 7.06 147 62.0 
06602190 Elliott Creek at Lawton, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 72.60 --     --- 
06602400 Monona-Harrison Ditch near Turin, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 5.58 295 125 
Group Little Sioux-Soldier Basin
06603920 Loon Creek near Orleans, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 13.87 --     --- 
06604000 Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 14.52 --     --- 
06604110 East Okoboji Lake at Spirit Lake, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 12.67 --     --- 
06604200 West Okoboji Lake at Lakeside Lab near Milford, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 4.77 --     --- 
06604215 East-West Okoboji Lake Channel near Milford, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 6.67 --     --- 
06604345 Lower Gar Lake Outlet near Milford, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 2.38 --     --- 
06605000 Ocheyedan River near Spencer, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 2.98 157 51.0 
06605750 Willow Creek near Cornell, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 81.83 --     --- 
06605850 Little Sioux River at Linn Grove, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 16.29 750 181 
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 7.08 1,220 353 
06607200 Maple River at Mapleton, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 5.37 278 168 
06607500 Little Sioux River near Turin, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 8.64 1,530 686 
06608500 Soldier River at Pisgah, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.66 224 74.0 
Group Boyer-Middle Missouri Basin
06609100 Missouri River at Blair, NE  08/15 01:00 CDT 21.66 --     --- 
06609500 Boyer River at Logan, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 4.50 536 190 
06609560 Willow Creek near Soldier, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 66.20 --     --- 
06610000 Missouri River at Omaha, NE  08/15 01:00 CDT 22.70 65,700 34,300 
06807000 Missouri River at Nebraska City, NE  08/15 01:00 CDT 16.10 71,800 38,500 
Group Nishnabotna-Lower Missouri Basin
06805600 Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE  08/15 01:15 CDT 22.41 --     --- 
06807410 West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 2.64 263 175 
06808500 West Nishnabotna River at Randolph, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 8.68 680 388 
06809210 East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 3.42 273 105 
06809500 East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 6.37 477 196 
06810000 Nishnabotna River above Hamburg, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 9.14 1,080 713 
06810030 Main Ditch Number Six at Levee Rd near Hamburg, IA 
      [downstream pressure sensor]  08/15 01:15 CDT 898.92 --     --- 
      [upstream pressure sensor]  08/15 01:15 CDT 898.97 --     --- 
06810070 Missouri River at Brownville, NE  08/15 01:15 CDT 31.96 --     --- 
06811760 Tarkio River near Elliott, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 5.34 --     --- 
06811800 East Tarkio Creek near Stanton, IA  08/15 01:30 CDT 0.85 --     --- 
06811875 Snake Creek near Yorktown, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 80.23 --     --- 
06813500 Missouri River at Rulo, NE  08/15 00:30 CDT 15.44 76,900 40,300 
06816290 West Nodaway River at Massena, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 65.62 --     --- 
06817000 Nodaway River at Clarinda, IA  08/15 01:15 CDT 10.71 85.7 90.0 
Group Grand-Chariton Basin
06819185 East Fork 102 River at Bedford, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 8.99 0.47 2.00 
06898000 Thompson River at Davis City, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 0.83 21.4 47.0 
06903400 Chariton River near Chariton, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 3.82 0.17 4.30 
06903700 South Fork Chariton River near Promise City, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 2.79 0.11 3.40 
06903880 Rathbun Lake near Rathbun, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 904.47 --     --- 
06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA  08/15 01:00 CDT 2.25 16.2 25.0 
06904010 Chariton River near Moulton, IA  08/15 00:45 CDT 18.06 26.8 116 

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