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NOTE:Forecasts are not available for the Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli. Only observed stages are available for this point.

NOTE:Forecasts for the Wapsipinicon River at Independence are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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near Tripoli
Flood Stage: 15 Feet
Latest Stage: 9.85
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Complete information about
the Wapsipinicon River near Tripoli

available from
NWS Des Moines, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:0
Moderate Flood Stage:0
Flood Stage:15
Action Stage:14

Historical Crests
(1) 18.50 ft on 07/21/1999
(2) 18.24 ft on 06/09/2008
(3) 15.97 ft on 05/23/2004
(4) 14.91 ft on 06/29/1998
(5) 14.43 ft on 06/15/2000
(6) 14.21 ft on 04/14/2001
(7) 14.08 ft on 03/24/2007
(8) 14.02 ft on 08/25/2007
(9) 13.79 ft on 03/12/1997
(10) 13.48 ft on 03/23/2011
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at Independence
Flood Stage: 12 Feet
Latest Stage: 5.95
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Complete information about
the Wapsipinicon River at Independence

available from
NWS Quad Cities, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:15
Moderate Flood Stage:13
Flood Stage:12
Action Stage:10

Historical Crests
(1) 22.35 ft on 05/18/1999
(2) 21.11 ft on 07/18/1968
(3) 20.30 ft on 08/26/1990
(4) 18.86 ft on 06/11/2008
(5) 18.80 ft on 07/24/1999
(6) 18.77 ft on 07/24/2010
(7) 18.74 ft on 06/14/1947
(8) 18.20 ft on 04/30/1951
(9) 18.00 ft on 05/23/2004
(10) 17.97 ft on 04/26/2008
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Independence

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Independence



NOTE:Forecasts for the Wapsipinicon River at Anamosa Shaw Rd are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
at Anamosa Shaw Rd
Flood Stage: 14 Feet
Latest Stage: 8.41
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Complete information about
the Wapsipinicon River at Anamosa Shaw Rd

available from
NWS Quad Cities, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:19
Moderate Flood Stage:15.5
Flood Stage:14
Action Stage:13

Historical Crests
(1) 26.18 ft on 06/13/2008
(2) 23.71 ft on 07/26/2010
(3) 22.73 ft on 05/26/2004
(4) 22.28 ft on 04/29/2008
(5) 18.80 ft on 07/11/2010
(6) 17.99 ft on 08/27/2009
(7) 17.70 ft on 06/01/2008
(8) 17.64 ft on 03/18/2010
(9) 17.02 ft on 03/21/2008
(10) 16.33 ft on 04/19/2013
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Anamosa Shaw Rd

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Anamosa Shaw Rd



NOTE:Forecasts for the Wapsipinicon River near DeWitt are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
near DeWitt
Flood Stage: 11 Feet
Latest Stage: 9.16
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Flood Warning
Complete information about
the Wapsipinicon River near DeWitt

available from
NWS Quad Cities, IA.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:12.5
Moderate Flood Stage:11.5
Flood Stage:11
Action Stage:10

Historical Crests
(1) 14.19 ft on 06/17/1990
(2) 14.13 ft on 06/16/2008
(3) 13.79 ft on 05/30/2004
(4) 13.70 ft on 04/19/2013
(5) 13.66 ft on 05/24/1999
(6) 13.26 ft on 05/01/2008
(7) 13.16 ft on 06/08/2002
(8) 13.14 ft on 03/12/2013
(9) 13.12 ft on 02/22/1997
(10) 13.11 ft on 06/30/1990
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for DeWitt

Stage Exceedance Forecast for DeWitt


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