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Des Moines River at Des Moines 2nd Ave Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 16.23 ft at 2:45AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 3:00AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 3:15AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 3:30AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 3:45AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.18 ft at 4:00AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 4:15AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 4:30AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 4:45AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 5:00AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 5:15AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 5:30AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 5:45AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 6:00AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 6:15AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 6:30AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 6:45AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.26 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 7:15AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 7:30AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 7:45AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 8:00AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 8:15AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 8:30AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 8:45AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 9:00AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 9:15AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 9:30AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.26 ft at 9:45AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 10:15AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 10:30AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 10:45AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 11:15AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 11:30AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 11:45AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 12:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 12:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 12:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 1:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 1:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 1:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 2:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.17 ft at 2:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 2:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 3:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 3:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 3:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.17 ft at 4:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 4:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 4:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.18 ft at 5:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.18 ft at 5:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 5:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.16 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 6:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 6:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 6:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.18 ft at 7:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 7:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 7:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.16 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.16 ft at 8:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.16 ft at 8:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.18 ft at 8:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.18 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 9:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 9:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 9:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 10:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 16.18 ft at 12:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 12:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.15 ft at 12:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.17 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 1:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 1:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.17 ft at 1:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.18 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 2:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 2:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 2:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.17 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 3:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 3:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 3:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 4:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 4:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.26 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.26 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.26 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.26 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.27 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.27 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.26 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.27 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.27 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.28 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.26 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.27 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.28 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.29 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.27 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.27 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.29 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.3 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.27 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.28 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.23 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.15 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.14 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.03 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 16.01 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.88 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.79 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.71 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.62 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.59 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.48 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.45 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.39 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.37 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.33 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.27 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.28 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.27 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.28 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.25 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.23 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.18 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.16 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.14 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.12 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.12 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.09 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.04 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.06 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 15.01 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.97 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.97 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.98 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.89 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.92 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.94 ft at 4:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.91 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.9 ft at 5:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.85 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.82 ft at 5:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.85 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.82 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.81 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.82 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.76 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.76 ft at 7:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.79 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.75 ft at 7:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.73 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.68 ft at 8:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.7 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.68 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.66 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.59 ft at 9:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.6 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.55 ft at 9:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.57 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.5 ft at 10:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.47 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.41 ft at 10:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.3 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.24 ft at 11:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 14.05 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 13.99 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 13.89 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 13.79 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 13.7 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 13.5 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 13.43 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 13.31 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 13.24 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 13.09 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 13.02 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.88 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.77 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.63 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.54 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.45 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.37 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.24 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.15 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.09 ft at 4:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.99 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.89 ft at 4:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.79 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.65 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.58 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.47 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.42 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.29 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.24 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.2 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.09 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.01 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 10.94 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 10.86 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 10.83 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 10.98 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.09 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.28 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.4 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.65 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.76 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 11.88 ft at 9:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.02 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.44 ft at 10:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.34 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.54 ft at 10:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.77 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 12.98 ft at 11:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 13.26 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 13.53 ft at 11:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 13.6 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 13.85 ft at 12:15PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 14.11 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 14.35 ft at 12:45PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 14.58 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 14.82 ft at 1:15PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 14.99 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 15.14 ft at 1:45PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 15.31 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 15.43 ft at 2:15PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 15.54 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 15.64 ft at 2:45PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 15.72 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 15.78 ft at 3:15PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 15.85 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 15.92 ft at 3:45PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 15.97 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16 ft at 4:15PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.03 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.06 ft at 4:45PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.1 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.13 ft at 5:15PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.17 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.17 ft at 5:45PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.2 ft at 6:15PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.21 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.22 ft at 6:45PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 7:15PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.25 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.26 ft at 7:45PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.27 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.28 ft at 8:15PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.28 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.29 ft at 8:45PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.29 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.3 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.3 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.31 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.31 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.31 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.31 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.32 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.32 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.32 ft at 11:15PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.33 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.32 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 16.33 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.33 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.33 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.34 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.34 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.34 ft at 1:15AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.34 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.34 ft at 1:45AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.34 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.34 ft at 2:15AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.34 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.35 ft at 2:45AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.34 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.35 ft at 3:15AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.35 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.34 ft at 3:45AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.36 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.36 ft at 4:15AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.37 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.37 ft at 4:45AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.37 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.38 ft at 5:15AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.37 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.38 ft at 5:45AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.38 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.38 ft at 6:15AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.38 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.39 ft at 6:45AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.39 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.38 ft at 7:15AM Apr 18, 2024Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.39 ft at 7:45AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.39 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.37 ft at 8:15AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.34 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.33 ft at 8:45AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.3 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.26 ft at 9:15AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.24 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.19 ft at 9:45AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.12 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 16.06 ft at 10:15AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.97 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.9 ft at 10:45AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.81 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.75 ft at 11:15AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.68 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.63 ft at 11:45AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.6 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.55 ft at 12:15PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.51 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.49 ft at 12:45PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.44 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.43 ft at 1:15PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.4 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.37 ft at 1:45PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.36 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.35 ft at 2:15PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.32 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.3 ft at 2:45PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.29 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.27 ft at 3:15PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.27 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.25 ft at 3:45PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.24 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.24 ft at 4:15PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.23 ft at 4:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.22 ft at 4:45PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.21 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.21 ft at 5:15PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.21 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.2 ft at 5:45PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.19 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.19 ft at 6:15PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.18 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.19 ft at 6:45PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.17 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.19 ft at 7:15PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.17 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.16 ft at 7:45PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.15 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.15 ft at 8:15PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.15 ft at 8:45PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.15 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.13 ft at 9:15PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.09 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 15.05 ft at 9:45PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 14.99 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 14.91 ft at 10:15PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 14.83 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 14.74 ft at 10:45PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 14.66 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 14.56 ft at 11:15PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 14.47 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 14.36 ft at 11:45PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 14.25 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 14.14 ft at 12:15AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 14.02 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 13.9 ft at 12:45AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 13.78 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 13.67 ft at 1:15AM Apr 19, 2024USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDMOI4(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (2:33AM Apr 19, 2024)ObservedLatest observed value: 13.67 ft at 1:15 AM CDT 19-Apr-2024. Flood Stage is 23 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Des Moines River at Des Moines 2nd Ave are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Upstream Locations Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Des Moines SE 6th St
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 26
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 31.57 ft on 06/13/2008
(2) 30.16 ft on 06/24/1954
(3) 27.30 ft on 05/31/1903
(4) 26.50 ft on 06/26/1947
(5) 26.08 ft on 07/02/2010
(6) 25.25 ft on 04/01/1960
(7) 24.40 ft on 05/23/1944
(8) 24.00 ft on 07/01/2018
(9) 23.80 ft on 03/31/1951
(10) 22.55 ft on 03/31/1961
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.88 ft on 03/01/2023
(2) 18.23 ft on 06/17/2022
(3) 14.41 ft on 03/27/2021
(4) 16.40 ft on 03/23/2021
(5) 19.37 ft on 05/28/2020
(6) 20.49 ft on 10/12/2019
(7) 21.61 ft on 03/22/2019
(8) 21.20 ft on 10/12/2018
(9) 24.00 ft on 07/01/2018
(10) 20.29 ft on 10/01/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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37.2 This is the top of the Birdland and Central Place levees at 2nd Avenue.
33 Levee closures occur across 2nd Avenue.
30 Levee closures occur across Grand Avenue, Locust Street, Walnut Street and Court Avenue in downtown Des Moines.
28.5 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway is closed from Urbandale Avenue to Euclid Avenue.
27.7 Water is several feet deep against the Birdland Marina boathouse.
26.5 Euclid Avenue is closed from Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway to 16th Street.
26 Water is across the Polk County Human Services Department parking lot.
25.5 Water affects portions of the Polk County Human Services Department parking lot...on the north side of Euclid Avenue and on the west side of the river.
25 The levee is closed across Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway north of Clarkson Avenue.
24.5 Levee closures occur across Saylor Road.
23 Birdland Park floods.
20.5 Prospect Road is closed from Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway to Hickman Road.
20 Birdland Drive is closed from Saylor Road to 6th Avenue.
18.5 Water affects low lying sections of the Neal Smith Trail in the Birdland Park area.
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Latitude: 41.611944° N, Longitude: 93.619722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 23 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 773.26 ft Not Available 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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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