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Raccoon River (Central IA) at Des Moines IA 28 Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 27.52 ft at 3:01AM Oct 18, 2018Highest Observation: 27.52 ft at 3:16AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.5 ft at 3:31AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.48 ft at 3:46AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.5 ft at 4:01AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.48 ft at 4:16AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.48 ft at 4:31AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.48 ft at 4:46AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.46 ft at 5:01AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.46 ft at 5:16AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.48 ft at 5:31AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.46 ft at 5:46AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.46 ft at 6:01AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.44 ft at 6:16AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.44 ft at 6:31AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.44 ft at 6:46AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.42 ft at 7:01AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.42 ft at 7:16AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.4 ft at 7:31AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.4 ft at 7:46AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.42 ft at 8:01AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.44 ft at 8:16AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.38 ft at 8:31AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.4 ft at 8:46AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.38 ft at 9:16AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.38 ft at 9:31AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.38 ft at 9:46AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.36 ft at 10:01AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.38 ft at 10:16AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.36 ft at 10:31AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.36 ft at 10:46AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.32 ft at 11:01AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.36 ft at 11:16AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.36 ft at 11:31AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.34 ft at 11:46AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.34 ft at 12:01PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.32 ft at 12:16PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.32 ft at 12:31PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.3 ft at 12:46PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.3 ft at 1:01PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.3 ft at 1:16PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.28 ft at 1:31PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.3 ft at 1:46PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.28 ft at 2:01PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.28 ft at 2:16PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.26 ft at 2:31PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.26 ft at 2:46PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.28 ft at 3:01PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.28 ft at 3:16PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.26 ft at 3:31PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.26 ft at 3:46PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.26 ft at 4:01PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.26 ft at 4:16PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.26 ft at 4:31PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.24 ft at 4:46PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.22 ft at 5:01PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.28 ft at 5:16PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.24 ft at 5:31PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.26 ft at 5:46PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.3 ft at 6:01PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.28 ft at 6:16PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.28 ft at 6:31PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.26 ft at 6:46PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.26 ft at 7:01PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.24 ft at 7:16PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.22 ft at 7:31PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.22 ft at 7:46PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.22 ft at 8:01PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.2 ft at 8:16PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.22 ft at 8:31PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.18 ft at 8:46PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.24 ft at 9:01PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.18 ft at 9:16PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.2 ft at 9:31PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.18 ft at 9:46PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.26 ft at 10:01PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.22 ft at 10:16PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.18 ft at 10:31PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.18 ft at 10:46PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.18 ft at 11:01PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.18 ft at 11:16PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.18 ft at 11:31PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.2 ft at 11:46PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 27.22 ft at 12:01AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.14 ft at 12:16AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.16 ft at 12:31AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.18 ft at 12:46AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.16 ft at 1:01AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.2 ft at 1:16AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.16 ft at 1:31AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.16 ft at 1:46AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.14 ft at 2:01AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.14 ft at 2:16AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.12 ft at 2:31AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.16 ft at 2:46AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.14 ft at 3:01AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.12 ft at 3:16AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.12 ft at 3:31AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.14 ft at 3:46AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.1 ft at 4:01AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.12 ft at 4:16AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.08 ft at 4:31AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.1 ft at 4:46AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.06 ft at 5:01AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.08 ft at 5:16AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.1 ft at 5:31AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.08 ft at 5:46AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.08 ft at 6:01AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.08 ft at 6:16AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.08 ft at 6:31AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.06 ft at 6:46AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.08 ft at 7:01AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.08 ft at 7:16AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.06 ft at 7:31AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.04 ft at 7:46AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.04 ft at 8:01AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.06 ft at 8:16AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.02 ft at 8:31AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.04 ft at 8:46AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.04 ft at 9:01AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.06 ft at 9:16AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.02 ft at 9:31AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.04 ft at 10:01AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.04 ft at 10:16AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27 ft at 10:31AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27 ft at 10:46AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.02 ft at 11:01AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27 ft at 11:16AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27 ft at 11:31AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27 ft at 11:46AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.02 ft at 12:01PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27 ft at 12:16PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27 ft at 12:31PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.02 ft at 12:46PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 27.02 ft at 1:01PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.98 ft at 1:16PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.96 ft at 1:31PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.96 ft at 1:46PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.96 ft at 2:01PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.98 ft at 2:16PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.94 ft at 2:31PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.94 ft at 2:46PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.92 ft at 3:01PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.92 ft at 3:16PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.94 ft at 3:31PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.92 ft at 3:46PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.92 ft at 4:01PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.9 ft at 4:16PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.92 ft at 4:31PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.92 ft at 4:46PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.92 ft at 5:01PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.92 ft at 5:16PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.92 ft at 5:31PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.88 ft at 5:46PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.9 ft at 6:01PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.88 ft at 6:16PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.88 ft at 6:31PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.88 ft at 6:46PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.86 ft at 7:01PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.86 ft at 7:16PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.88 ft at 7:31PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.86 ft at 7:46PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.86 ft at 8:01PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.86 ft at 8:16PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.84 ft at 8:31PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.86 ft at 8:46PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.82 ft at 9:01PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.84 ft at 9:16PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.82 ft at 9:31PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.84 ft at 9:46PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.84 ft at 10:01PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.8 ft at 10:16PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.82 ft at 10:31PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.84 ft at 10:46PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.84 ft at 11:01PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.82 ft at 11:16PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.82 ft at 11:31PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.82 ft at 11:46PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 26.8 ft at 12:01AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.8 ft at 12:16AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.8 ft at 12:31AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.8 ft at 12:46AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.8 ft at 1:01AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.8 ft at 1:16AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.8 ft at 1:31AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.76 ft at 1:46AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.78 ft at 2:01AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.8 ft at 2:16AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.78 ft at 2:31AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.74 ft at 2:46AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.74 ft at 3:01AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.76 ft at 3:16AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.74 ft at 3:31AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.78 ft at 3:46AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.74 ft at 4:01AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.76 ft at 4:16AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.74 ft at 4:31AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.74 ft at 4:46AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.78 ft at 5:01AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.76 ft at 5:16AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.76 ft at 5:31AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.74 ft at 5:46AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.74 ft at 6:01AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.74 ft at 6:16AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.74 ft at 6:31AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.74 ft at 6:46AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.76 ft at 7:01AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.72 ft at 7:16AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.74 ft at 7:31AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.7 ft at 7:46AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.72 ft at 8:01AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.7 ft at 8:16AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.7 ft at 8:31AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.7 ft at 8:46AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.68 ft at 9:01AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.7 ft at 9:16AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.66 ft at 9:31AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.68 ft at 9:46AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.66 ft at 10:01AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.66 ft at 10:16AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.66 ft at 10:31AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.68 ft at 10:46AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.66 ft at 11:01AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.66 ft at 11:16AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.66 ft at 11:31AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.68 ft at 11:46AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.64 ft at 12:01PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.66 ft at 12:16PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.66 ft at 12:31PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.64 ft at 12:46PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.64 ft at 1:01PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.62 ft at 1:16PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.6 ft at 1:31PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.6 ft at 1:46PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.64 ft at 2:01PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.66 ft at 2:16PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.64 ft at 2:31PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.64 ft at 2:46PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.62 ft at 3:01PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.62 ft at 3:16PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.62 ft at 3:31PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.62 ft at 3:46PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.6 ft at 4:01PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.58 ft at 4:16PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.58 ft at 4:46PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.6 ft at 5:01PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.58 ft at 5:16PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.6 ft at 5:31PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.6 ft at 5:46PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.56 ft at 6:01PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.58 ft at 6:16PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.56 ft at 6:31PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.56 ft at 6:46PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.58 ft at 7:01PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.56 ft at 7:16PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.58 ft at 7:31PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.54 ft at 7:46PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.54 ft at 8:01PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.52 ft at 8:16PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.52 ft at 8:31PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.54 ft at 8:46PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.52 ft at 9:01PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.52 ft at 9:16PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.54 ft at 9:31PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.54 ft at 9:46PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.54 ft at 10:01PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.54 ft at 10:16PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.52 ft at 10:31PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.54 ft at 10:46PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.52 ft at 11:01PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.52 ft at 11:16PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.5 ft at 11:31PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.5 ft at 11:46PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 26.5 ft at 12:01AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.52 ft at 12:16AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.5 ft at 12:31AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.52 ft at 12:46AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.5 ft at 1:01AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.48 ft at 1:16AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.48 ft at 1:31AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.46 ft at 1:46AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.48 ft at 2:01AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.46 ft at 2:16AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.5 ft at 2:31AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.48 ft at 2:46AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.5 ft at 3:01AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.48 ft at 3:16AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.44 ft at 3:31AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.44 ft at 3:46AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.44 ft at 4:01AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.44 ft at 4:16AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.46 ft at 4:31AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.46 ft at 4:46AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.44 ft at 5:01AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.44 ft at 5:16AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.44 ft at 5:31AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.44 ft at 5:46AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.44 ft at 6:01AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.42 ft at 6:16AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.4 ft at 6:31AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.42 ft at 6:46AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.44 ft at 7:01AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.4 ft at 7:16AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.44 ft at 7:31AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.42 ft at 7:46AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.44 ft at 8:01AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.42 ft at 8:16AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.4 ft at 8:31AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.42 ft at 8:46AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.42 ft at 9:01AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.4 ft at 9:16AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.4 ft at 9:31AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.4 ft at 9:46AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.36 ft at 10:01AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.4 ft at 10:16AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.4 ft at 10:31AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.38 ft at 10:46AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.36 ft at 11:01AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.38 ft at 11:16AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.34 ft at 11:31AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.36 ft at 11:46AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.34 ft at 12:01PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.34 ft at 12:16PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.34 ft at 12:31PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.34 ft at 12:46PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.32 ft at 1:01PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.34 ft at 1:16PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.34 ft at 1:31PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.32 ft at 1:46PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.32 ft at 2:01PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.32 ft at 2:16PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.34 ft at 2:31PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.32 ft at 2:46PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.32 ft at 3:01PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.3 ft at 3:16PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.28 ft at 3:31PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.28 ft at 3:46PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.28 ft at 4:01PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.28 ft at 4:16PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.3 ft at 4:31PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.26 ft at 4:46PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.26 ft at 5:01PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.28 ft at 5:16PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.3 ft at 5:31PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.28 ft at 5:46PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.26 ft at 6:01PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.28 ft at 6:16PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.26 ft at 6:31PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.26 ft at 6:46PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.24 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.26 ft at 7:14PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.26 ft at 7:29PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.24 ft at 7:44PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 7:59PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 8:14PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 8:29PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.24 ft at 8:44PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.24 ft at 8:59PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 9:14PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.24 ft at 9:29PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.24 ft at 9:44PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.24 ft at 9:59PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.24 ft at 10:14PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 10:29PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.2 ft at 10:44PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 10:59PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 11:14PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 11:29PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 11:44PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.18 ft at 11:59PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 26.18 ft at 12:14AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.2 ft at 12:29AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 12:44AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 12:59AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 1:14AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 1:29AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.2 ft at 1:44AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 1:59AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.2 ft at 2:14AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.2 ft at 2:29AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.2 ft at 2:44AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.18 ft at 2:59AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.2 ft at 3:14AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.2 ft at 3:29AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.2 ft at 3:44AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 3:59AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.18 ft at 4:14AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.2 ft at 4:29AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.16 ft at 4:44AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.18 ft at 4:59AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.22 ft at 5:14AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.2 ft at 5:29AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.18 ft at 5:44AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.18 ft at 5:59AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.16 ft at 6:14AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.16 ft at 6:29AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.14 ft at 6:44AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.14 ft at 6:59AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.12 ft at 7:14AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.16 ft at 7:29AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.18 ft at 7:44AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.14 ft at 7:59AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.14 ft at 8:14AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.16 ft at 8:29AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.14 ft at 8:44AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.14 ft at 8:59AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.18 ft at 9:14AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.14 ft at 9:29AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.16 ft at 9:44AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.14 ft at 9:59AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.14 ft at 10:14AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.16 ft at 10:29AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.14 ft at 10:44AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.1 ft at 10:59AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.12 ft at 11:14AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.12 ft at 11:29AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.1 ft at 11:44AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.14 ft at 11:59AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.12 ft at 12:29PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.1 ft at 12:44PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.08 ft at 12:59PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.1 ft at 1:14PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.12 ft at 1:29PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.1 ft at 1:44PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.1 ft at 1:59PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.1 ft at 2:14PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.06 ft at 2:29PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.08 ft at 2:44PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.04 ft at 2:59PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.06 ft at 3:14PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.08 ft at 3:29PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.04 ft at 3:44PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.08 ft at 3:59PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.06 ft at 4:14PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.04 ft at 4:29PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.04 ft at 4:44PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.04 ft at 4:59PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.04 ft at 5:14PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.02 ft at 5:29PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.02 ft at 5:44PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26 ft at 5:59PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26 ft at 6:14PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.02 ft at 6:29PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.02 ft at 6:44PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 25.98 ft at 6:59PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.04 ft at 7:14PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.04 ft at 7:29PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.02 ft at 7:44PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.04 ft at 7:59PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.04 ft at 8:14PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26 ft at 8:29PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26 ft at 8:44PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.02 ft at 8:59PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 25.98 ft at 9:14PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 25.98 ft at 9:29PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26 ft at 9:44PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26 ft at 9:59PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 25.98 ft at 10:14PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.02 ft at 10:29PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 25.98 ft at 10:44PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26 ft at 10:59PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 25.98 ft at 11:14PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26 ft at 11:29PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26 ft at 11:44PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.02 ft at 11:59PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 26.04 ft at 12:14AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 25.94 ft at 12:29AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 26.02 ft at 12:44AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 25.98 ft at 12:59AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 25.98 ft at 1:14AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 25.98 ft at 1:29AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 25.96 ft at 1:44AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 26 ft at 1:59AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 26 ft at 2:14AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 25.98 ft at 2:29AM Oct 23, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDMWI4(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (2:47AM Oct 23, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 25.98 ft at 2:29 AM CDT 23-Oct-2018. Flood Stage is 36 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 Raccoon River (Central IA) at Des Moines IA 28 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: 40
Moderate Flood Stage: 38
Flood Stage: 36
Action Stage: 34
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 41.31 ft on 06/13/2008
(2) 40.77 ft on 07/11/1993
(3) 40.37 ft on 06/26/2015
(4) 39.46 ft on 06/16/1998
(5) 38.22 ft on 05/24/2004
(6) 37.94 ft on 04/26/2007
(7) 37.52 ft on 02/19/1997
(8) 37.43 ft on 12/15/2015
(9) 36.97 ft on 06/28/2010
(10) 36.25 ft on 06/01/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 32.09 ft on 05/21/2017
(2) 37.43 ft on 12/15/2015
(3) 40.37 ft on 06/26/2015
(4) 34.51 ft on 09/01/2014
(5) 36.25 ft on 06/01/2013
(6) 27.85 ft on 05/07/2012
(7) 27.79 ft on 04/15/2012
(8) 33.01 ft on 06/21/2011
(9) 36.97 ft on 06/28/2010
(10) 35.78 ft on 04/28/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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46.2 This is the top of the West Des Moines levee.
43 This is the top of the Des Moines levee at Iowa 28 and 63rd Street.
42 Water is over I-35.
41.3 Water is at the shoulder of the southbound I-35 exit to Iowa 5.
41 The levee is closed at Jordan Creek and Iowa 28.
40.5 Water affects Grand Avenue near Raccoon River Regional Park.
40 Iowa 28 is closed north of the river. Water overtops the berm on the west side of Raccoon River Park...affecting the park and surrounding area.
39 Water affects businesses...Commerce Drive and Raccoon River Drive from South 88th Street to Grand Avenue.
38 Water affects primary roads in several locations.
36 Water affects Blue Heron Lake at Raccoon River Park.
35.5 Water covers Walnut Woods Drive and affects Walnut Woods State Park.
30 The City of West Des Moines operates the levee system including pumps.
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Latitude: 41.561899° N, Longitude: 93.703274° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 36 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 773.91 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  

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