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USGS 05485500 Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv 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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Available Parameters Period of Record
All 4 Available Parameters for this site
00010 Temperature, water(Ins.), sediment station 1944-10-01  1945-09-29
00060 Discharge(Mean) 1940-04-01  2018-11-17
80154 Suspnd sedmnt conc(Mean), sediment station 1944-10-01  1947-09-29
80155 Suspnd sedmnt disch(Mean), sediment station 1944-10-01  1947-09-29

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