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


USGS 05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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> National Weather Service River Forecast

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Iowa WSC Gage Network

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This station managed by the Fort Dodge Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 4 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water 2013-09-19  2018-11-15
00060 Discharge 1996-10-01  2018-11-15
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2018-11-15
99133 NO3+NO2,water,insitu 2013-09-24  2018-11-15

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.1 11-15-2018   22:15 CST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 8920 11-15-2018   22:15 CST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 16 based on 22 years of record more
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(2014)
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167 312 1220 2030 4120 7540 8920


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 17.07 11-15-2018   22:15 CST
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Nitrate plus nitrite, water, in situ, milligrams per liter as nitrogen

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.48 11-15-2018   22:15 CST
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