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


USGS 05487520 Des Moines River near Swan, IA

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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 7 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water 2011-10-01  2017-02-19
00055 Stream velocity [Argonaut mean] 2016-10-22  2017-02-19
00055 Stream velocity [Argonaut cell 1] 2016-10-22  2017-02-19
00055 Stream velocity [Argonaut cell 2] 2016-10-22  2017-02-19
00055 Stream velocity [Argonaut cell 3] 2016-10-22  2017-02-19
00060 Discharge [STGQ] 2009-10-01  2017-02-19
00065 Gage height 2016-10-22  2017-02-19

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.3 02-19-2017   23:15 CST
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Stream velocity, feet per second, [Argonaut cell 1]

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.73 02-19-2017   23:15 CST
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Stream velocity, feet per second, [Argonaut cell 2]

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.72 02-19-2017   23:15 CST
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Stream velocity, feet per second, [Argonaut cell 3]

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.70 02-19-2017   23:15 CST
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Stream velocity, feet per second, [Argonaut mean]

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.58 02-19-2017   23:15 CST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second, [STGQ]

Most recent instantaneous value: 8800 02-19-2017   23:15 CST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Feb 20 based on 7 years of record more
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233 806 3160 6750 8800 12900 24000


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 46.76 02-19-2017   23:15 CST
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