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East Fork Des Moines River near Algona Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 16.67 ft at 1:15PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.67 ft at 1:30PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.66 ft at 1:45PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.66 ft at 2:00PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.72 ft at 2:15PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.76 ft at 2:45PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.74 ft at 3:00PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.75 ft at 3:15PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.73 ft at 3:30PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.71 ft at 3:45PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.75 ft at 4:00PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.74 ft at 4:15PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.74 ft at 4:30PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.75 ft at 4:45PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.75 ft at 5:00PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.76 ft at 5:15PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.79 ft at 5:30PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.8 ft at 5:45PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.79 ft at 6:00PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.79 ft at 6:15PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.8 ft at 6:30PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.81 ft at 6:45PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.82 ft at 7:00PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.85 ft at 7:15PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.88 ft at 7:30PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.91 ft at 7:45PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.92 ft at 8:00PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 16.94 ft at 8:15PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 17.22 ft at 9:00PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 10:00PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 17.18 ft at 10:15PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 17.17 ft at 10:30PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 10:45PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 17.14 ft at 11:00PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 17.15 ft at 11:15PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 17.15 ft at 11:30PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 17.21 ft at 11:45PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 17.15 ft at 12:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.2 ft at 12:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.2 ft at 12:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.2 ft at 12:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.16 ft at 1:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.15 ft at 1:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.47 ft at 2:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.41 ft at 2:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.38 ft at 3:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.42 ft at 3:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.43 ft at 3:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.44 ft at 3:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.47 ft at 4:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.52 ft at 4:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.51 ft at 4:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.41 ft at 4:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.4 ft at 5:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.44 ft at 5:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.48 ft at 5:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.53 ft at 5:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.58 ft at 6:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.62 ft at 6:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.63 ft at 6:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.64 ft at 6:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.65 ft at 7:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.66 ft at 7:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.68 ft at 7:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.69 ft at 7:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.71 ft at 8:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.73 ft at 8:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.74 ft at 8:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.76 ft at 8:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.78 ft at 9:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.79 ft at 9:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.81 ft at 9:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.82 ft at 9:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.83 ft at 10:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.84 ft at 10:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.85 ft at 10:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.86 ft at 10:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.88 ft at 11:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.88 ft at 11:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.9 ft at 11:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.92 ft at 11:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.94 ft at 12:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 17.98 ft at 12:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.11 ft at 12:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.14 ft at 12:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 1:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.24 ft at 2:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.28 ft at 2:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.28 ft at 2:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 2:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.29 ft at 3:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.29 ft at 3:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 3:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 3:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 4:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 4:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 4:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 4:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.42 ft at 5:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 5:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 5:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.43 ft at 5:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.44 ft at 6:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 6:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.46 ft at 6:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.47 ft at 6:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.49 ft at 7:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.5 ft at 7:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.5 ft at 7:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.52 ft at 7:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.53 ft at 8:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.54 ft at 8:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 8:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 8:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.57 ft at 9:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.59 ft at 9:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.6 ft at 9:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.61 ft at 9:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.61 ft at 10:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.62 ft at 10:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.62 ft at 10:30PM Mar 17, 2019Highest Observation: 18.63 ft at 10:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.62 ft at 11:00PM Mar 17, 2019Highest Observation: 18.63 ft at 11:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.62 ft at 11:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.62 ft at 11:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 18.61 ft at 12:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.61 ft at 12:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.6 ft at 12:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.6 ft at 12:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.6 ft at 1:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.6 ft at 1:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.6 ft at 1:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 1:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 2:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.57 ft at 2:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 2:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 2:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.55 ft at 3:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.54 ft at 3:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.53 ft at 3:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.52 ft at 3:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.52 ft at 4:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.51 ft at 4:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.5 ft at 4:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.49 ft at 4:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.47 ft at 5:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.47 ft at 5:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.47 ft at 5:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 5:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 6:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 6:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.43 ft at 6:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.42 ft at 6:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 7:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 7:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 7:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.38 ft at 7:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.38 ft at 8:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.36 ft at 8:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.36 ft at 8:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 8:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 9:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 9:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 10:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 10:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 10:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 11:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.3 ft at 11:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 11:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 11:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 12:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 12:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.36 ft at 12:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 12:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 1:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.43 ft at 1:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.44 ft at 1:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 1:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.47 ft at 2:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.48 ft at 2:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.5 ft at 2:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.5 ft at 2:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.51 ft at 3:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.51 ft at 3:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.52 ft at 3:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.52 ft at 3:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.52 ft at 4:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.53 ft at 4:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.52 ft at 4:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.54 ft at 4:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 5:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 5:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 5:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.57 ft at 5:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.57 ft at 6:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 6:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.54 ft at 6:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.55 ft at 6:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 7:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 7:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 7:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.57 ft at 7:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.57 ft at 8:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 8:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 8:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 8:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 9:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 9:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 9:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 9:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.59 ft at 10:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.59 ft at 10:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.6 ft at 10:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.6 ft at 10:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 11:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.59 ft at 11:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.59 ft at 11:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.59 ft at 11:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.59 ft at 12:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.59 ft at 12:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 12:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 12:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.58 ft at 1:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.57 ft at 1:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 1:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.56 ft at 1:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.54 ft at 2:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.53 ft at 2:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.5 ft at 2:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.5 ft at 2:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.48 ft at 3:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.46 ft at 3:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 3:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.44 ft at 3:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.42 ft at 4:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 4:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 4:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 4:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.37 ft at 5:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.36 ft at 5:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.36 ft at 5:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 5:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 6:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.3 ft at 6:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.29 ft at 6:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.28 ft at 7:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.27 ft at 7:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.25 ft at 7:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.25 ft at 7:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.24 ft at 8:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.24 ft at 8:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.23 ft at 8:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.21 ft at 8:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.2 ft at 9:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.2 ft at 9:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.19 ft at 9:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.19 ft at 9:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.19 ft at 10:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.18 ft at 10:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.18 ft at 10:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.17 ft at 10:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.16 ft at 11:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.17 ft at 11:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.18 ft at 11:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.19 ft at 11:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.24 ft at 12:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.26 ft at 12:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.27 ft at 12:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.28 ft at 12:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.28 ft at 1:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 1:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.36 ft at 1:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 1:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 2:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 2:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.37 ft at 2:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.46 ft at 2:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.27 ft at 3:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.44 ft at 3:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.37 ft at 3:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 3:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.36 ft at 4:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.36 ft at 4:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 4:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 4:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 5:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 5:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 5:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.36 ft at 6:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.36 ft at 6:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 6:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 6:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 7:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 7:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 7:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 8:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 8:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 9:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 9:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 10:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 11:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 11:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 12:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 12:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 12:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 1:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 1:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 1:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 1:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 2:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.3 ft at 2:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 2:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 2:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 3:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 3:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 3:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 4:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.31 ft at 4:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 5:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 5:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 5:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 6:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 6:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 6:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 6:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 7:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 7:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 7:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 7:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 8:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 8:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 8:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 8:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 9:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 9:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 9:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 10:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 10:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 12:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 12:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.32 ft at 1:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 1:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 1:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 2:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 2:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 2:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 3:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 3:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 3:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 3:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 4:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.34 ft at 4:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 4:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 4:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.35 ft at 5:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.37 ft at 5:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.36 ft at 5:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.36 ft at 5:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.38 ft at 6:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.37 ft at 6:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 6:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.38 ft at 6:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 7:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.37 ft at 7:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 7:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 7:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 8:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.38 ft at 8:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.38 ft at 8:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.38 ft at 8:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 9:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 9:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.38 ft at 9:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 9:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 10:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.38 ft at 10:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 10:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.38 ft at 10:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 11:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.39 ft at 11:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 11:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 11:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 12:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 12:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 12:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 12:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 1:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 1:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 1:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 1:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 2:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 2:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 2:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 2:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.4 ft at 3:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.42 ft at 3:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.42 ft at 3:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.42 ft at 3:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 4:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.42 ft at 4:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.42 ft at 4:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.41 ft at 4:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.44 ft at 5:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.43 ft at 5:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.43 ft at 5:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.43 ft at 5:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.43 ft at 6:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 6:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.44 ft at 6:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.43 ft at 6:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.43 ft at 7:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.44 ft at 7:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 7:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 7:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.46 ft at 8:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.46 ft at 8:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 8:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 8:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.45 ft at 9:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.48 ft at 9:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.46 ft at 9:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.47 ft at 9:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.47 ft at 10:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.48 ft at 10:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.48 ft at 10:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.47 ft at 10:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.47 ft at 11:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.48 ft at 11:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.49 ft at 11:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.5 ft at 11:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.49 ft at 12:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 18.49 ft at 12:15PM Mar 21, 2019Highest Forecast: 18.5 ft 7:00PM Mar 21, 2019Highest Forecast: 18.5 ft 1:00AM Mar 22, 2019Highest Forecast: 18.5 ft 7:00AM Mar 22, 2019Forecast: 18.4 ft 1:00PM Mar 22, 2019Forecast: 18.3 ft 7:00PM Mar 22, 2019Forecast: 18.3 ft 1:00AM Mar 23, 2019Forecast: 18.2 ft 7:00AM Mar 23, 2019Forecast: 18.2 ft 1:00PM Mar 23, 2019Forecast: 18.1 ft 7:00PM Mar 23, 2019Forecast: 18 ft 1:00AM Mar 24, 2019Forecast: 18 ft 7:00AM Mar 24, 2019Forecast: 17.9 ft 1:00PM Mar 24, 2019Forecast: 17.9 ft 7:00PM Mar 24, 2019Forecast: 17.8 ft 1:00AM Mar 25, 2019Forecast: 17.7 ft 7:00AM Mar 25, 2019Forecast: 17.6 ft 1:00PM Mar 25, 2019Forecast: 17.6 ft 7:00PM Mar 25, 2019Forecast: 17.5 ft 1:00AM Mar 26, 2019Forecast: 17.4 ft 7:00AM Mar 26, 2019Forecast: 17.2 ft 1:00PM Mar 26, 2019Forecast: 17.1 ft 7:00PM Mar 26, 2019Forecast: 17 ft 1:00AM Mar 27, 2019Forecast: 16.9 ft 7:00AM Mar 27, 2019Forecast: 16.7 ft 1:00PM Mar 27, 2019Forecast: 16.6 ft 7:00PM Mar 27, 2019Forecast: 16.5 ft 1:00AM Mar 28, 2019Forecast: 16.3 ft 7:00AM Mar 28, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesAGNI4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:02PM Mar 21, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 10:29AM Mar 21)Latest observed value: 18.49 ft at 12:15 PM CDT 21-Mar-2019. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the East Fork Des Moines River near Algona are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.65 ft on 04/01/1993
(2) 22.18 ft on 08/23/1979
(3) 19.47 ft on 03/16/2010 (P)
(4) 18.90 ft on 06/13/2008
(5) 18.83 ft on 07/19/1993
(6) 17.80 ft on 07/17/1994
(7) 17.58 ft on 06/19/2014
(8) 17.40 ft on 06/17/1984
(9) 17.37 ft on 06/18/2014
(10) 17.01 ft on 06/11/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.93 ft on 05/22/2017
(2) 15.68 ft on 09/26/2016
(3) 14.01 ft on 05/20/2015
(4) 17.58 ft on 06/19/2014
(5) 17.37 ft on 06/18/2014
(6) 16.57 ft on 05/29/2013
(7) 12.27 ft on 05/08/2012
(8) 16.61 ft on 06/23/2011 (P)
(9) 16.03 ft on 05/28/2011 (P)
(10) 16.03 ft on 05/27/2011 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 6.19 ft on 01/01/2010
(2) 6.29 ft on 08/16/2010
(3) 6.32 ft on 02/20/2008
(4) 6.33 ft on 01/20/2008
(5) 6.44 ft on 01/30/2008
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22 The shopping center parking lot floods and water approaches the buildings. US 169 near and north of Saint Joseph floods. Many bridges over the Des Moines River in the area may be threatened with washouts. Many roads across Kossuth county may be closed.
20 Portions of US 18 flood. Water enters the parking lot of the shopping center north of US 18 and west of the river.
19 Water affects US 169 south of Algona. US 169 near Saint Joseph will be cut off. Sections of US 18 east of US 169 are threatened.
18 US 169 is threatened near Saint Joseph and may be overtopped south of Algona.
17 US 169 south of Algona is threatened and some rural roads flood.
16.5 Water affects the lowest portions of Northpark Drive and Norwood Drive in Algona.
16 Widespread flooding of agricultural land occurs.
14 Water affects low lying agricultural land along the river.
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Latitude: 43.082680° N, Longitude: 94.230608° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 1098.74 ft Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

Current/Historical Observations:

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Des Moines Weather Forecast Office
9607 NW Beaver Dr.
Des Moines, IA 50131
(515) 270-2614
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