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NOTE:Forecasts are not available for the South Skunk River near Ames McFarland Park. Only observed stages are available for this point.

NOTE:Forecasts are not available for the South Skunk River near Ames Hwy E18. Only observed stages are available for this point.

NOTE:Forecasts for the South Skunk River near Ames W Riverside Rd are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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near Ames McFarland Park
Flood Stage: Not Available
Latest Stage: 1.97
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Wind Advisory
Complete information about
the South Skunk River near Ames McFarland Park

available from
NWS Des Moines, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:0
Moderate Flood Stage:0
Flood Stage:0
Action Stage:15

Historical Crests


near Ames Hwy E18
Flood Stage: Not Available
Latest Flow:
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Wind Advisory
Complete information about
the South Skunk River near Ames Hwy E18

available from
NWS Des Moines, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:0
Moderate Flood Stage:0
Flood Stage:0
Action Stage:13

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near Ames W Riverside Rd
Flood Stage: 12.5 Feet
Latest Stage: 3.9
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Wind Advisory
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Complete information about
the South Skunk River near Ames W Riverside Rd

available from
NWS Des Moines, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:16.5
Moderate Flood Stage:16
Flood Stage:12.5
Action Stage:11

Historical Crests
(1) 19.04 ft on 08/11/2010
(2) 16.93 ft on 06/09/2008
(3) 16.58 ft on 06/17/1996
(4) 16.44 ft on 05/30/2008
(5) 15.23 ft on 08/16/1993
(6) 15.17 ft on 07/09/1993
(7) 14.82 ft on 04/26/2007
(8) 14.56 ft on 08/10/2010
(9) 14.24 ft on 06/12/2008
(10) 14.22 ft on 03/12/2010
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Ames W Riverside Rd

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Ames W Riverside Rd



NOTE:Forecasts for the South Skunk River near Ames US 30 are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
near Ames US 30
Flood Stage: 21.5 Feet
Latest Stage: 10.4
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Red Flag Warning
Complete information about
the South Skunk River near Ames US 30

available from
NWS Des Moines, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:24.5
Moderate Flood Stage:23.5
Flood Stage:21.5
Action Stage:19

Historical Crests
(1) 26.72 ft on 08/11/2010
(2) 25.57 ft on 06/27/1975
(3) 25.53 ft on 07/09/1993
(4) 25.40 ft on 06/17/1990
(5) 25.25 ft on 08/17/1993
(6) 25.13 ft on 06/17/1996
(7) 24.70 ft on 05/30/2008
(8) 24.20 ft on 07/17/1993
(9) 23.92 ft on 07/11/1993
(10) 23.68 ft on 03/19/1979
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Ames US 30

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Ames US 30



NOTE:Forecasts for the South Skunk River at Colfax are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
at Colfax
Flood Stage: 18 Feet
Latest Stage: 8.41
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Red Flag Warning
Complete information about
the South Skunk River at Colfax

available from
NWS Des Moines, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:21
Moderate Flood Stage:19
Flood Stage:18
Action Stage:15

Historical Crests
(1) 23.85 ft on 08/14/2010
(2) 21.53 ft on 07/12/1993
(3) 20.25 ft on 06/14/2008
(4) 19.27 ft on 08/19/1993
(5) 19.07 ft on 06/20/1990
(6) 19.02 ft on 04/28/2007
(7) 18.68 ft on 06/20/1998
(8) 18.44 ft on 03/14/2010
(9) 18.38 ft on 05/24/2004
(10) 18.23 ft on 06/19/1996
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Colfax

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Colfax



NOTE:Forecasts for the South Skunk River near Oskaloosa are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
near Oskaloosa
Flood Stage: 24.5 Feet
Latest Stage: 10.3
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Red Flag Warning
Complete information about
the South Skunk River near Oskaloosa

available from
NWS Des Moines, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:30
Moderate Flood Stage:28.5
Flood Stage:24.5
Action Stage:18

Historical Crests
(1) 26.40 ft on 08/16/2010
(2) 25.80 ft on 05/01/1944
(3) 24.78 ft on 07/15/1993
(4) 24.61 ft on 06/12/2008
(5) 23.05 ft on 06/23/1990
(6) 22.84 ft on 06/24/1998
(7) 22.57 ft on 05/28/2004
(8) 22.52 ft on 02/03/1973
(9) 22.34 ft on 06/15/2010
(10) 22.20 ft on 03/14/2010
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Oskaloosa

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Oskaloosa


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