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Walnut Creek (Central IA) at Urbandale 142nd St Stage (ft)Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:52PM Apr 09, 2024Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:49AM Apr 10, 2024Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:43AM Apr 11, 2024Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:40PM Apr 11, 2024Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:37AM Apr 12, 2024Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:34PM Apr 12, 2024Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:31AM Apr 13, 2024Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:00PM Apr 13, 2024Observed: 1.68 ft at 5:07PM Apr 13, 2024Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:13PM Apr 13, 2024Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:25PM Apr 13, 2024Observed: 1.85 ft at 5:36PM Apr 13, 2024Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 6:12PM Apr 13, 2024Observed: 1.85 ft at 7:06PM Apr 13, 2024Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:05PM Apr 13, 2024Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:18PM Apr 13, 2024Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:28PM Apr 13, 2024Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:04AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:41AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 1.55 ft at 10:25AM Apr 14, 2024City of Des Moines, IAUBWI4(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (5:33PM Apr 14, 2024)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.55 ft at 10:25 AM CDT 14-Apr-2024.
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Walnut Creek (Central IA) at Urbandale 142nd St. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Latitude: 41.626293° N, Longitude: 93.813390° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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