Forecasts for the Squaw Creek at Ames Lincoln Way are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Water reaches the perimeter fence at Furman Aquatic Center...located at 1635 13th Street.
Stange Road is overtopped north of Squaw Creek. The Meadow Lane trailer park floods.
Water affects the Iowa State Lied Recreation Center.
Water affects the Maple...Willow and Larch dormitories on the Iowa State University campus.
Water covers Lincoln Way and University Avenue. Water also reaches the top of the curb in front the Target store...located at 320 South Duff Avenue.
Water affects Lincoln Way west of the bridge over Squaw Creek.
Water affects the Scheman Building and Hilton Coliseum. South Duff Avenue is closed between Squaw Creek and South 3rd Street.
Water reaches the CyRide building...located at the northeast corner of 1700 University Boulevard.
Water covers South Duff Avenue. Water also affects the Timbercreek Apartments...located at 610 Squaw Creek Drive.
Water affects the Tall Timber Apartments...located at 644 Squaw Creek Drive.
Water covers 6th Street near Brookside Park.
Water covers the road at 6th Street through the railroad underpass...in the Brookside Park area.
Water is in the parking lots of apartments along South 5th Street.
Water affects the South 4th Street bridge.
Water is in the parking lots of apartments along Stonehaven Drive. The Veenker Golf Course Shed is threatened.
Water is in the yard of Riverside Manor...located at 1204 South 4th Street. Water also affects nearby lowlands.
Water primarily affects low lying areas near the stream.
Flood Categories (in feet)
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Moderate Flood Stage:
Historical Crests (1) 18.54 ft on 07/09/1993 (2) 18.13 ft on 08/11/2010 (3) 15.97 ft on 06/17/1990 (4) 15.85 ft on 05/30/2008 (5) 15.29 ft on 06/17/1996 (6) 15.01 ft on 07/17/1993 (7) 14.50 ft on 06/04/1918 (8) 14.00 ft on 06/27/1975 (9) 13.67 ft on 07/11/1993 (10) 13.26 ft on 08/16/1993 Show More Historical Crests
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