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NOTE:Forecasts are not available for the Raccoon River (Central IA) near West Des Moines. Only observed stages are available for this point.

NOTE:Forecasts for the Raccoon River (Central IA) at Des Moines IA 28 are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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near West Des Moines
Flood Stage: Not Available
Latest Stage: 26.99
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Complete information about
the Raccoon River (Central IA) near West Des Moines

available from
NWS Des Moines, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Not Available

Historical Crests
(1) 47.49 ft on 06/13/2008
(2) 44.19 ft on 05/24/2004
(3) 44.00 ft on 04/26/2007
(4) 38.80 ft on 05/09/2003
(5) 37.33 ft on 05/07/2001
(6) 33.61 ft on 05/14/2002
(7) 32.93 ft on 05/03/2006


at Des Moines IA 28
Flood Stage: 36 Feet
Latest Stage: 22.12
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Complete information about
the Raccoon River (Central IA) at Des Moines IA 28

available from
NWS Des Moines, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:40
Moderate Flood Stage:38
Flood Stage:36
Action Stage:34

Historical Crests
(1) 41.31 ft on 06/13/2008
(2) 40.77 ft on 07/11/1993
(3) 39.46 ft on 06/16/1998
(4) 38.22 ft on 05/24/2004
(5) 37.94 ft on 04/26/2007
(6) 37.52 ft on 02/19/1997
(7) 36.97 ft on 06/28/2010
(8) 35.87 ft on 05/22/1999
(9) 35.78 ft on 04/28/2009
(10) 35.35 ft on 05/13/2005
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Stage Exceedance Forecast for Des Moines IA 28



NOTE:Forecasts for the Raccoon River (Central IA) at Des Moines Fleur Dr are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
at Des Moines Fleur Dr
Flood Stage: 12 Feet
Latest Stage: 0.66
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Complete information about
the Raccoon River (Central IA) at Des Moines Fleur Dr

available from
NWS Des Moines, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:25
Moderate Flood Stage:16
Flood Stage:12
Action Stage:10

Historical Crests
(1) 26.80 ft on 07/11/1993
(2) 24.66 ft on 06/13/2008
(3) 20.45 ft on 06/16/1998
(4) 19.52 ft on 06/26/1947
(5) 19.45 ft on 05/24/2004
(6) 19.42 ft on 06/17/1990
(7) 19.38 ft on 07/02/1986
(8) 19.30 ft on 07/05/1973
(9) 19.17 ft on 04/27/2007
(10) 18.80 ft on 04/02/1960
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Des Moines Fleur Dr

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