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Raccoon River (Central IA) Near West Des Moines (WDMI4)

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Flood Stage: Not available
Latest Stage: 30.96
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:Dense Fog Advisory
NOTE:Forecasts are not available for the Raccoon River (Central IA) near West Des Moines. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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
(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Raccoon River (Central IA) At Des Moines IA 28 (DMWI4)

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Flood Stage: 36 Feet
Latest Stage: 25.93
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:Dense Fog Advisory
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.
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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Des Moines IA 28

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Des Moines IA 28

Raccoon River (Central IA) At Des Moines Fleur Dr (DEMI4)

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Flood Stage: 12 Feet
Latest Stage: 4.7
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:Dense Fog Advisory
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.
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) 19.83 ft on 06/13/1947
(5) 19.52 ft on 06/26/1947
(6) 19.45 ft on 05/24/2004
(7) 19.42 ft on 06/17/1990
(8) 19.38 ft on 07/02/1986
(9) 19.30 ft on 07/05/1973
(10) 19.17 ft on 04/27/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Des Moines Fleur Dr

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Des Moines Fleur Dr

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