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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

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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  2017-08-19
00060 Discharge 1996-10-01  2017-08-19
00065 Gage height 2017-04-21  2017-08-19
99133 NO3+NO2,water,insitu 2013-09-24  2017-08-19

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 26.9 08-19-2017   16:15 CDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1070 08-19-2017   16:15 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 19 based on 20 years of record more
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249 744 1070 1080 2160 2320 13900


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 15.17 08-19-2017   16:15 CDT
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Nitrate plus nitrite, water, in situ, milligrams per liter as nitrogen

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.26 08-19-2017   16:15 CDT
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