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Willow Creek (NW IA) near Oyens Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 1253.35 ft at 6:00PM Nov 28, 2022Observed: 1253.27 ft at 7:00PM Nov 28, 2022Observed: 1253.38 ft at 8:00PM Nov 28, 2022Observed: 1253.26 ft at 9:00PM Nov 28, 2022Observed: 1253.33 ft at 10:00PM Nov 28, 2022Observed: 1253.37 ft at 11:00PM Nov 28, 2022Observed: 1253.38 ft at 12:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.37 ft at 1:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.37 ft at 2:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.36 ft at 3:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.36 ft at 4:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.34 ft at 5:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.34 ft at 6:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.34 ft at 7:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.35 ft at 8:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.34 ft at 9:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.33 ft at 10:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.28 ft at 11:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.18 ft at 12:00PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 1:00PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 2:00PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 3:00PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 4:00PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 5:00PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 6:00PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 7:00PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 8:00PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 9:00PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.4 ft at 10:00PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 11:00PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 12:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 1:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.39 ft at 2:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.4 ft at 3:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 4:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 5:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.4 ft at 6:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.39 ft at 7:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.39 ft at 8:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 9:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 10:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.4 ft at 11:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.4 ft at 12:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.35 ft at 1:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.33 ft at 2:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.31 ft at 3:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.27 ft at 4:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.22 ft at 5:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.21 ft at 6:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.17 ft at 7:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.23 ft at 8:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.3 ft at 9:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.27 ft at 10:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.27 ft at 11:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 1253.45 ft at 12:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.45 ft at 1:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.48 ft at 2:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.45 ft at 3:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 4:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 5:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 6:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 7:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.45 ft at 8:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 9:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 10:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 11:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.4 ft at 12:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.33 ft at 1:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.33 ft at 2:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.35 ft at 3:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.35 ft at 4:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.37 ft at 5:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 6:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 7:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 8:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 9:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 8:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 9:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 10:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 11:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 12:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.39 ft at 1:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.36 ft at 2:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.37 ft at 3:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.35 ft at 4:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.38 ft at 5:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.36 ft at 6:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.38 ft at 7:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.39 ft at 8:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.36 ft at 9:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.36 ft at 10:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.34 ft at 11:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1253.35 ft at 12:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.36 ft at 1:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.35 ft at 2:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.36 ft at 3:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.36 ft at 4:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.35 ft at 5:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.35 ft at 6:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.3 ft at 7:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.39 ft at 8:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.4 ft at 9:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 10:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 11:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.45 ft at 12:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.37 ft at 1:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.28 ft at 2:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.32 ft at 3:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.33 ft at 4:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.37 ft at 5:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 6:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 7:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 8:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 9:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 10:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 11:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 12:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 1:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.37 ft at 2:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.36 ft at 3:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.39 ft at 4:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.31 ft at 5:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.33 ft at 6:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.33 ft at 7:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.34 ft at 8:00AM Dec 04, 2022Highest Observation: 1253.51 ft at 9:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.5 ft at 10:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.48 ft at 11:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.45 ft at 12:00PM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 1:00PM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.34 ft at 2:00PM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.34 ft at 3:00PM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.29 ft at 4:00PM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.39 ft at 6:00PM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 7:00PM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.39 ft at 8:00PM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.38 ft at 9:00PM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 10:00PM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 11:00PM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1253.47 ft at 12:00AM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.46 ft at 1:00AM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.47 ft at 2:00AM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 3:00AM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 4:00AM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 5:00AM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.45 ft at 6:00AM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 7:00AM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 8:00AM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 9:00AM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 10:00AM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 11:00AM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 12:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.37 ft at 1:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.38 ft at 2:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.39 ft at 3:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 4:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 5:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 6:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 7:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 8:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 9:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.33 ft at 10:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.37 ft at 11:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 1253.39 ft at 12:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.37 ft at 1:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 2:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 3:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 4:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.4 ft at 5:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 6:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 7:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 8:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.45 ft at 9:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.46 ft at 10:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.47 ft at 11:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.46 ft at 12:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 1:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.36 ft at 2:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.31 ft at 3:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.27 ft at 4:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.23 ft at 5:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.24 ft at 6:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.25 ft at 7:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.32 ft at 8:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.33 ft at 9:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.3 ft at 10:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.34 ft at 11:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 1253.34 ft at 12:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.34 ft at 1:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.38 ft at 2:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.38 ft at 3:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 4:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 5:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 6:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 7:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 8:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 9:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 10:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.42 ft at 11:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.44 ft at 12:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.43 ft at 1:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 2:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.34 ft at 3:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.19 ft at 4:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.2 ft at 5:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.24 ft at 6:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.26 ft at 7:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.29 ft at 8:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.37 ft at 9:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.41 ft at 10:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 1253.38 ft at 11:00PM Dec 07, 2022Iowa Flood CenterOYEI4(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (12:19AM Dec 8, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 1253.38 ft at 11:00 PM CST 7-Dec-2022. Flood Stage is 1266 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Willow Creek (NW IA) near Oyens. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1271
Moderate Flood Stage: 1269
Flood Stage: 1266
Action Stage: 1264
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 1,254.29 ft on 06/23/2020

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,254.29 ft on 06/23/2020

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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1276 K64 begins to flood.
1274 C16 begins to flood, and water reaches the bottom of the bridge on K64.
1272 150th Street begins to flood.
1271 Pioneer Avenue floods, the levees near 150th Street and Marble Avenue are overtopped, and water reaches the bottom of the bridge on C16.
1269 major agricultural flooding begins, the Willow Creek campground begins to flood, and water reaches the bottom of the bridge on Pioneer Avenue.
1267 water reaches the bottom of the bridge on 140th Street.
1266 significant agricultural flooding begins, and the park and golf course on the northeast edge of Le Mars begin to flood.
1264 minor lowland flooding begins.
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Latitude: 42.862300° N, Longitude: 96.056000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
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NWS stage 0 ft 1266 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 0.00 1266.00 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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