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Des Moines River at Des Moines 2nd Ave Stage (ft)Observed: 17.54 ft at 10:45PM May 21, 2015Highest Observation: 17.57 ft at 11:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 17.55 ft at 11:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 17.56 ft at 11:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 17.54 ft at 11:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 17.54 ft at 12:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.53 ft at 12:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.51 ft at 12:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.54 ft at 12:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.53 ft at 1:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.55 ft at 1:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.54 ft at 1:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.54 ft at 1:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.52 ft at 2:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.53 ft at 2:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.54 ft at 2:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.54 ft at 2:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.52 ft at 3:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.53 ft at 3:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.52 ft at 3:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.52 ft at 3:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.53 ft at 4:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.53 ft at 4:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.52 ft at 4:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.52 ft at 4:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.51 ft at 5:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.51 ft at 5:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.51 ft at 5:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.52 ft at 5:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.51 ft at 6:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.5 ft at 6:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.53 ft at 6:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.52 ft at 6:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.52 ft at 7:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.49 ft at 7:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.51 ft at 7:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.52 ft at 7:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.5 ft at 8:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.49 ft at 8:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.5 ft at 8:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.5 ft at 8:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.51 ft at 9:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.49 ft at 9:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.48 ft at 9:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.48 ft at 9:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.46 ft at 10:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.46 ft at 10:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.46 ft at 10:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.44 ft at 10:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.45 ft at 11:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.42 ft at 11:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.42 ft at 11:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.41 ft at 11:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.41 ft at 12:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.42 ft at 12:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.41 ft at 12:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.41 ft at 12:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.41 ft at 1:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.38 ft at 1:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.39 ft at 1:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.38 ft at 1:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.37 ft at 2:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.37 ft at 2:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.36 ft at 2:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.37 ft at 2:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.38 ft at 3:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.36 ft at 3:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.36 ft at 3:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.37 ft at 3:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 4:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.37 ft at 4:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.36 ft at 4:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 4:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 5:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 5:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.37 ft at 5:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 5:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 6:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 6:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 6:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 6:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.36 ft at 7:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 7:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 7:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 7:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 8:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 8:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 8:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 8:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 9:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.36 ft at 9:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.33 ft at 9:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 9:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 10:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 10:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 10:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 10:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 11:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.33 ft at 11:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.32 ft at 11:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.35 ft at 11:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 12:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 12:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.33 ft at 12:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.33 ft at 12:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.34 ft at 1:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.32 ft at 1:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.32 ft at 1:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.33 ft at 1:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.32 ft at 2:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.31 ft at 2:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.33 ft at 2:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.33 ft at 2:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.31 ft at 3:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.33 ft at 3:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.33 ft at 3:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.32 ft at 3:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.32 ft at 4:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.3 ft at 4:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.32 ft at 4:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.32 ft at 4:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.32 ft at 5:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.32 ft at 5:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.32 ft at 5:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.33 ft at 5:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.31 ft at 6:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.3 ft at 6:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.33 ft at 6:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.32 ft at 6:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.31 ft at 7:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.3 ft at 7:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.31 ft at 7:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.31 ft at 7:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.31 ft at 8:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.3 ft at 8:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.31 ft at 8:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.31 ft at 8:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.31 ft at 9:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.31 ft at 9:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.28 ft at 9:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.25 ft at 9:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.18 ft at 10:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.14 ft at 10:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.08 ft at 10:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 17.03 ft at 10:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.97 ft at 11:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.94 ft at 11:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.9 ft at 11:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.86 ft at 11:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.81 ft at 12:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.78 ft at 12:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.75 ft at 12:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.71 ft at 12:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.68 ft at 1:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.65 ft at 1:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.63 ft at 1:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.6 ft at 1:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.59 ft at 2:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 2:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.55 ft at 2:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.53 ft at 2:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.5 ft at 3:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.5 ft at 3:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.49 ft at 3:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 3:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 4:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 4:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.44 ft at 4:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.44 ft at 4:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.42 ft at 5:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.41 ft at 5:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.4 ft at 5:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.41 ft at 5:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.39 ft at 6:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.39 ft at 6:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.39 ft at 6:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.4 ft at 6:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.38 ft at 7:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.37 ft at 7:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.38 ft at 7:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.38 ft at 7:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.38 ft at 8:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.37 ft at 8:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.36 ft at 8:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.37 ft at 8:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 9:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 9:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 9:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 9:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.36 ft at 10:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 10:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.34 ft at 10:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 10:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 11:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.34 ft at 11:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.34 ft at 11:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 11:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 12:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 12:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 12:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 12:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.34 ft at 1:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.33 ft at 1:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.33 ft at 1:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.34 ft at 1:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.34 ft at 2:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.33 ft at 2:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.34 ft at 2:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.34 ft at 2:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 3:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 3:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 4:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.34 ft at 4:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.33 ft at 4:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.33 ft at 4:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.33 ft at 5:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.34 ft at 5:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.34 ft at 5:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 5:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.37 ft at 6:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.38 ft at 6:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.39 ft at 6:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.42 ft at 6:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.43 ft at 7:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.43 ft at 7:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.44 ft at 7:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.44 ft at 7:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 8:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 8:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.44 ft at 8:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.44 ft at 8:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.44 ft at 9:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 9:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 9:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.44 ft at 9:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 10:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 10:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 10:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 10:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.44 ft at 11:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 11:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.44 ft at 11:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 11:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 12:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 12:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 12:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 12:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 1:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 1:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 1:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 1:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 2:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 2:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 2:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 2:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 3:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 3:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 3:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.48 ft at 3:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 4:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 4:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 4:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 4:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.48 ft at 5:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 5:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 5:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 5:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 6:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 6:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 6:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 6:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 7:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 7:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 7:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 7:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 8:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 8:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.45 ft at 8:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 8:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 9:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 9:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.46 ft at 9:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.48 ft at 9:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.47 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.48 ft at 10:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.5 ft at 10:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.5 ft at 10:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.53 ft at 11:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.54 ft at 11:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.54 ft at 11:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.55 ft at 11:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 12:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.55 ft at 12:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.55 ft at 12:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.54 ft at 12:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.54 ft at 1:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.55 ft at 1:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 1:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.55 ft at 1:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.55 ft at 2:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.55 ft at 2:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.55 ft at 2:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.57 ft at 2:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 3:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.55 ft at 3:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 3:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 3:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.57 ft at 4:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.55 ft at 4:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.57 ft at 4:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.55 ft at 4:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 5:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.57 ft at 5:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 5:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.57 ft at 6:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 6:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.58 ft at 6:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.57 ft at 6:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.57 ft at 7:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.57 ft at 7:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.57 ft at 7:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.57 ft at 7:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 8:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.57 ft at 8:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 8:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.58 ft at 8:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.58 ft at 9:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.58 ft at 9:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.58 ft at 9:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.59 ft at 9:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.59 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.61 ft at 10:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.62 ft at 10:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.64 ft at 10:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.63 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.67 ft at 11:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.67 ft at 11:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.69 ft at 11:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.67 ft at 12:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.7 ft at 12:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.7 ft at 12:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.7 ft at 12:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.7 ft at 1:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.71 ft at 1:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.71 ft at 1:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.74 ft at 1:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.73 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.73 ft at 2:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.74 ft at 2:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.74 ft at 2:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.76 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.74 ft at 3:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.75 ft at 3:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.75 ft at 3:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.75 ft at 4:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.75 ft at 4:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.75 ft at 4:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.75 ft at 4:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.76 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.77 ft at 5:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.75 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.78 ft at 5:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.76 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.76 ft at 6:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.77 ft at 6:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.78 ft at 6:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.77 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.77 ft at 7:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.77 ft at 7:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.78 ft at 7:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.77 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.77 ft at 8:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.78 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.78 ft at 8:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.76 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.77 ft at 9:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.78 ft at 9:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.78 ft at 9:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.78 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.8 ft at 10:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.79 ft at 10:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.79 ft at 10:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.79 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.8 ft at 11:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.8 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.8 ft at 11:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 16.79 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.8 ft at 12:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.81 ft at 12:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.79 ft at 12:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.81 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.8 ft at 1:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.8 ft at 1:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.79 ft at 1:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.8 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.79 ft at 2:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.78 ft at 2:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.79 ft at 2:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.8 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.79 ft at 3:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.81 ft at 3:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.82 ft at 3:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.83 ft at 4:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.83 ft at 4:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.84 ft at 4:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.86 ft at 4:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.87 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.91 ft at 5:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.88 ft at 5:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.89 ft at 5:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.91 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.9 ft at 6:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.93 ft at 6:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.93 ft at 6:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.92 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.94 ft at 7:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.95 ft at 7:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.96 ft at 7:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.98 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.99 ft at 8:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 16.99 ft at 8:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.02 ft at 8:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.01 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.06 ft at 9:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.03 ft at 9:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.05 ft at 9:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.05 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.08 ft at 10:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.09 ft at 10:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.07 ft at 10:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.1 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.1 ft at 11:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.12 ft at 12:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.14 ft at 12:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.14 ft at 12:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.17 ft at 12:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.16 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.13 ft at 1:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.14 ft at 1:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.16 ft at 1:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.16 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.16 ft at 2:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.17 ft at 2:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.16 ft at 2:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.18 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.17 ft at 3:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.16 ft at 3:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.13 ft at 3:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.13 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.14 ft at 4:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.14 ft at 4:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.18 ft at 4:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.19 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.18 ft at 5:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.16 ft at 5:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.15 ft at 5:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.16 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.16 ft at 6:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.16 ft at 6:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.14 ft at 6:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.14 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.15 ft at 7:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.14 ft at 7:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.13 ft at 7:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.12 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.12 ft at 8:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.11 ft at 8:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.13 ft at 8:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.1 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 17.11 ft at 9:15PM May 26, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDMOI4(plotting HGIRV) Graph Created (10:32PM May 26, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 17.11 ft at 9:15 PM CDT 26-May-2015. Flood Stage is 23 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Des Moines River at Des Moines 2nd Ave 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: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 26
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 31.71 ft on 07/11/1993
(2) 31.57 ft on 06/13/2008
(3) 30.16 ft on 06/24/1954
(4) 27.30 ft on 05/31/1903
(5) 26.50 ft on 06/26/1947
(6) 26.08 ft on 07/02/2010
(7) 25.25 ft on 04/01/1960
(8) 24.40 ft on 05/23/1944
(9) 23.80 ft on 03/31/1951
(10) 23.40 ft on 06/17/1944
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.12 ft on 05/29/2013
(2) 17.26 ft on 05/07/2012
(3) 18.64 ft on 06/20/2011
(4) 18.64 ft on 04/26/2011
(5) 26.08 ft on 07/02/2010
(6) 17.70 ft on 05/30/2009
(7) 31.57 ft on 06/13/2008
(8) 20.72 ft on 08/25/2007
(9) 20.47 ft on 03/21/2007
(10) 19.33 ft on 05/03/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 12.50 ft on 01/29/1940

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37.2 This is the top of the levee at 2nd Avenue.
33.6 This is the top of the levee at Central Place.
30.2 Water reaches the top of the Court Avenue bridge arches and well the base of the River Walk pedestrian bridge.
30 The levees are closed on the railroad tracks south of Court Avenue.
27.7 Water is several feet deep against the Birdland Marina boathouse.
26.5 Euclid Avenue floods.
25 Widespread flooding occurs in Riverview and Prospect Parks.
24.5 Levee closures occur across Saylor Road and Guthrie Avenue which is north and East of Birdland Park.
24 Water affects several residences.
23 Birdland Park floods. Water affects many residences around 6th Avenue.
22.4 The Des Moines Rowing Club is threatened.
22 Some residential flooding occurs primarily along the east bank upstream of 2nd Avenue.
18.5 Low lying sections of the Neal Smith Trail in Birdland Park flood.
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Latitude: 41.612291° N, Longitude: 93.619945° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 23 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 29 773.74 ft 796.74 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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