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Cedar River at Charles City Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 1:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 4:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 6:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 8:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 8:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 10:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 11:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 12:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 1:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 5:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 5:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 10:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 10:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 10:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 11:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 11:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 11:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 11:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 5:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 5:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 6:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 6:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 7:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 7:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 8:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 8:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 8:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 8:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 9:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 9:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 9:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 9:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 11:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 11:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 11:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 1:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 1:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 1:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 2:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 7:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 7:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 7:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 8:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 8:15AM Nov 27, 2014Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 8:30AM Nov 27, 2014Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 8:45AM Nov 27, 2014Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 9:00AM Nov 27, 2014Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 9:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 9:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 9:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 10:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 10:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 11:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 11:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 11:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 2:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 2:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 2:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 2:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 3:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 4:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 4:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 4:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 8:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 9:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 9:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 9:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 10:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 10:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 10:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 11:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 11:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 11:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 11:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 1:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 1:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 3:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 3:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 4:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 4:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 5:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 5:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 5:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 6:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 7:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 9:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:30AM Nov 28, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCCYI4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:45AM Nov 28, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.6 ft at 9:30 AM CST 28-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Cedar River at Charles City are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 25.33 ft on 06/09/2008
(2) 22.81 ft on 07/21/1999
(3) 21.64 ft on 03/02/1965
(4) 21.60 ft on 03/27/1961
(5) 21.44 ft on 08/16/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.82 ft on 06/20/2014
(2) 19.52 ft on 05/21/2013
(3) 15.41 ft on 03/24/2011
(4) 15.64 ft on 09/26/2010
(5) 20.12 ft on 06/14/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.68 ft on 11/17/1989
(2) 1.82 ft on 11/23/1977

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21.5 Clark street at Brantingham floods and the Chautauqua Avenue lift station wet well requires sandbagging.
20 Clark street at Leland floods and Court Street at Illinois floods.
19.5 Riverside Drive at Iowa and Jolsin street floods. Also Chautauqua Avenue floods and sandbagging is required.
19 Brackett Street and Riverside at North Johnson flood. Also the Lions Field cottages are threatened.
18 4th and South Grand Street begin flooding.
17 Residences south of Riverside may be flooded.
15 Leland Avenue floods and flooding on Park Drive is likely.
12 Barricading of streets begin and the intersection of Riverside and Illinois Streets may be flooded.
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Latitude: 43.062222° N, Longitude: 92.673611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 973.02 ft 985.02 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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