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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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> 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 7 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water 2011-10-01  2017-03-29
00055 Stream velocity [Argonaut mean] 2016-11-29  2017-03-29
00055 Stream velocity [Argonaut cell 1] 2016-11-29  2017-03-29
00055 Stream velocity [Argonaut cell 2] 2016-11-29  2017-03-29
00055 Stream velocity [Argonaut cell 3] 2016-11-29  2017-03-29
00060 Discharge [STGQ] 2009-10-01  2017-03-29
00065 Gage height 2016-11-29  2017-03-29

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 7.6 03-29-2017   11:15 CDT
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Stream velocity, feet per second, [Argonaut cell 1]

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.16 03-29-2017   11:15 CDT
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Stream velocity, feet per second, [Argonaut cell 2]

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.16 03-29-2017   11:15 CDT
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Stream velocity, feet per second, [Argonaut cell 3]

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.13 03-29-2017   11:15 CDT
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Stream velocity, feet per second, [Argonaut mean]

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.03 03-29-2017   11:15 CDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second, [STGQ]

Most recent instantaneous value: 11700 03-29-2017   11:15 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Mar 29 based on 7 years of record more
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2090 2260 2290 9440 11700 13100 31800


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 47.91 03-29-2017   11:15 CDT
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