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Cedar River at Vinton Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 4:30PM Jan 23, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 4:45PM Jan 23, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 5:00PM Jan 23, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 5:15PM Jan 23, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 5:30PM Jan 23, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 5:45PM Jan 23, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 6:00PM Jan 23, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 6:15PM Jan 23, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 6:30PM Jan 23, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 6:45PM Jan 23, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 7:00PM Jan 23, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 7:15PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 7:30PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 7:45PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:00PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:15PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:30PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:45PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 9:00PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 9:15PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 9:30PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 9:45PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:00PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 10:15PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 10:30PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 10:45PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:00PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:15PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:30PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:45PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:00AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:15AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:30AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:45AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:00AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 1:15AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:30AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:45AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:00AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:15AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:30AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:45AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:00AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:15AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:30AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:45AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:00AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:15AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:30AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:45AM Jan 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 5:00AM Jan 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 5:15AM Jan 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 5:30AM Jan 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 5:45AM Jan 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.5 ft at 6:00AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:15AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:30AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:45AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:00AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:15AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:30AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:45AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:00AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:15AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:30AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:45AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:00AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:15AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:30AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:45AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:00AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:15AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:30AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:45AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 11:00AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 11:15AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 11:30AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:45AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:00PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:15PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:30PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:45PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:00PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:15PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:30PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:45PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:00PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:15PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:30PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:45PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:00PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:15PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:30PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:45PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:00PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:15PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:30PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:45PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:00PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:15PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:30PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:45PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:00PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:15PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:30PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:45PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:00PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:15PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:30PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:45PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:00PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:15PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:30PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:45PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:00PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:15PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:30PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:45PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:00PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:15PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:30PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:45PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 11:00PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:15PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 11:30PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 11:45PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:00AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 12:15AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:30AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:45AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:00AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:15AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:30AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:45AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 2:00AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 2:15AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 2:30AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:45AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:00AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:15AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:30AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 3:45AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 4:00AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:15AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:30AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:45AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:00AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:15AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:30AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:45AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:00AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:15AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:30AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:45AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:00AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:15AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:30AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:45AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:00AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:15AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:30AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:45AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:00AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:15AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:30AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:45AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:00AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:15AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:30AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:45AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 11:00AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:15AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 11:30AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 11:45AM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:00PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:15PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:30PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:45PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 1:00PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 1:15PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 1:30PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:45PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:00PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:15PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:30PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:45PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:00PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:15PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:30PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:45PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:00PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:15PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:30PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:45PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:00PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:15PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:30PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:45PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:00PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:15PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:30PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:45PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:00PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:15PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:30PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:45PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:00PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:15PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:30PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:45PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:00PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:15PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:30PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:45PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:00PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:15PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:30PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:45PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:00PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:15PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 11:30PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:45PM Jan 25, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 12:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 12:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 6:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 6:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 6:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 6:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 11:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 11:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 11:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 1:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 1:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 1:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 1:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 2:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:15PM Jan 26, 2015VINI4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:17PM Jan 26, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.48 ft at 3:15 PM CST 26-Jan-2015. Flood Stage is 15 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Cedar River at Vinton 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: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 24.70 ft on 06/12/2008
(2) 19.30 ft on 03/30/1961
(3) 19.20 ft on 04/04/1993
(4) 18.59 ft on 06/01/2013
(5) 18.40 ft on 05/26/2004
(6) 18.05 ft on 04/09/1965
(7) 18.00 ft on 07/24/1999
(8) 17.81 ft on 06/24/2014 (P)
(9) 17.68 ft on 07/03/2014 (P)
(10) 17.10 ft on 07/03/1969
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.68 ft on 07/03/2014 (P)
(2) 17.81 ft on 06/24/2014 (P)
(3) 18.59 ft on 06/01/2013
(4) 15.55 ft on 05/24/2013
(5) 15.95 ft on 03/16/2010
(6) 24.70 ft on 06/12/2008
(7) 18.40 ft on 05/26/2004
(8) 18.00 ft on 07/24/1999
(9) 19.20 ft on 04/04/1993
(10) 17.10 ft on 07/03/1969
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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19.5 Water is at the bottom of the Iowa Highway 150 bridge.
17.89 Water affects the lowest parts of Riverside Drive.
17.5 Flood protection measures such as road closures and sandbagging begin. Water affects East 2nd Street at 3rd Avenue and North 3rd Avenue at East 3rd Street.
15 Water affects much of 22nd Avenue Road.
13 Water affects the lowest part of 22nd Avenue.
12.5 Water affects the lowest part of 22nd Avenue Road.
10 Water affects low lying agricultural land north of Vinton. Water also begins flowing through the bypass channel north of the river gauge.
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Latitude: 42.170556° N, Longitude: 92.023333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 15 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 NULL NULL 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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